Few medals in Easter time

April 16 in Rīga took place “Event Lab / Enri Tour balvas izcīņa” for U8, U9 and U10 age groups. Liepaja Tennis Sport school was represented in U8 by Orests Ronis, Paula Gurecka and Karolīna Lāce, and in U9 – Maija Alise Zvirbule and Anna Azarova.

In U8 age group Orests Ronis in his subdivision won two out of three games and continued to compete for 4th – 6th place, where he won one out of two games and finished the tournament in 5th place. Meanwhile Paula Gurecka and Karolīna Lāce were in the same subdivision. Paula won three out of four games and lost only to Karolīna, who won all four games in subdivision. In games for 4th – 6th place Paula Gurecka won both games and took 4th place. Karolīna Lāce in games for medals could win both opponents and won 1st place and gold medal.

In U9 age group Anna Azarova won all her subdivision games and had the possibility to play for 1st – 4th place. Maija Alise Zvirbule in her subdivision could win two out of three games, so she had to compete for 5th – 8th place, were she finished in 7/8th place. Anna Azarova in Semifinal lost, but in the game for Bronze she could win and took 3rd place in the tournament.

April 14 – 16 in Jelgava took place 4th leg of LTU cup for U18. Liepaja Tennis Sport school was represented by Valērijs Vorobjovs, Justs Jakovļevs, Alise Vindiga and Veronika Zalcmane.

In 1st round Alise Vindiga lost to Elīza Buka (ACB/VL tenisa skola) with 4-6 5-7, Veronika Zalcmane as well lost in 1st round to Laura Slišāne (ACB/VL tenisa skola) with 1-6 1-6.

Valērijs Vorobjovs in 1st round won over Kristers Kozlovskis (LSTA-SK) with 6-1 6-2, in 2nd round he won over Rūdolfs Ulmanis (LSNT akadēmija) with 7-6(5) 6-0, but in Semifinals Valērijs lost to Jānis Auslands (LSNT akadēmija) with 2-6 2-6. Meanwhile Justs Jakovļevs in 1st round won over Dāvis Alksnis (Centrālais tenisa klubs) with 6-1 6-0, in 2nd round he was better than Andris Savickis (LSNT akadēmija) with 6-2 7-5, but in Semifinal Justs lost to Maksims Kazijevs with 0-6 6-7(5). So the game for the 3rd place was between both our students. In intense game 3rd place this time was won by Justs Jakovļevs with 6-3 6-7(5) 7-6(4), and so the 4th place went to Valērijs Vorobjovs.