From England with experience

Last week Liepaja Tennis Sport school students Rebeka Margareta Mertena and Patrīcija Špaka continued to participate in ITF tournament “Nike Junior International Nottingham” in England.

This time the tournament was more successful for Rebeka, who in Singles managed to get till 3rd round. As well in this tournament Rebeka was among seeded players. In 1st round she won over L.Hutchings (England) with 6:2, 6:3, in 2nd round she won over M.Paladini Jeninngs (England) with 6:1, 6:1. But in 3rd round in intense game Rebeka lost to S.Yardley (England) with 1:6, 6:3, 4:6.For Patrīcija the tournament ended already in 1st round, where she lost to L.Mould (England) with 2:6, 6:7.

In Doubles the Latvian pair got into the 2nd round, where they lost to neighbors – Estonian pair L.Kubre/ H.Narmont with 6:2, 4:6, 6:10.As the girls told, both tournaments has to be mentioned as a positive experience, because it will help for this season. They said that these both tournaments in English was in high level and big competition among players.