In the end of the May in Estonian capital Tallinn, took place various international tournaments. Few of Liepaja Tennis Sport school students tried to win the tournaments.
ITF Juniours tournament “Estonian Junior Open”. Liepaja Tennis Sport school students – Elza Tomase, Patrīcija Špaka and Rebeka Margareta Mertena.
Patrīcija Špaka began with qualifiers, where she had an easy wins over Viktoria Pavlovets (Russia) with 6-0 6-0 and Emma Eerola (Finland) with 6-0 6-2 and she had the possibility to compete in Main draw.
In Main draw Elza Tomase in 1st round won over Alexandra Mironova (Russia) with 6-2 6-1, but in 2nd round she lost to Viktoriya Kanapatskaya (Belarus) with 0-6 1-6.
Patrīcija Špaka in the 1st round of Main draw won over Elena Malygina (Estonia) with 6-1 5-7 7-6(3). In 2nd round Patrīcija won over Helena Narmont (Estonia) with 6-2 7-5. But in Quarterfinals Patrīcija met with our other student Rebeka Margareta Mertena and lost to her with 6-2 6-4.
Meanwhile, Rebeka Margareta Mertena till the win in Quarterfinals had an easy wins over Vasilisa Kostromina (Russia) with 6-1 6-0 and Oleksandra Balaba (Ukraine) with 6-1 6-2. In Semifinal Rebeka Margareta Mertena met with Katriin Saar (Estonia) and lost with 3-6 2-6 and took shared 3rd place.
Tennis Europe tournament “Estonian Junior Open” for U12. Liepaja Tennis Sport school representatives – Dāvis Rolis, Ričards Špaks and Enija Paula Aploka.
Dāvis Rolis and Ričards Špaks began the tournament with qualifiers where Dāvis Rolis had easy wins over Indrek Herman Raudkivi (Estonia) with 6-1 6-0 and Johannes Tampere (Estonia) with 6-2 6-0. Ričards Špaks qualified by winning over Arthur Reinfeldt (Estonia) with 6-0 6-2 and Emil Matikainen (Finland) with 7-5 2-6 6-3. But in 1st round of Main draw Ričards Špaks lost to Yaroslav Demin (Russia) with 0-6 1-6.
Dāvis Rolis in 1st round of Main draw won over Dino Molokova Ferreira (Portugal) with 6-0 6-0. In 2nd round Dāvis won over Robin Tsako (Estonia). But Quarterfinals Dāvis lost to Oliver Byskata (Finland) with 5-7 0-6.
Enija Paula Aploka in the 1st round of Main draw won over Andrea Roots (Estonia) with 6-2 6-3. In 2nd round another win for Enija with 6-2 6-3 over Desire Parn (Estonia). But in Quarterfinals Enija lost to Anastasiia Gureva (Russia) with 2-6 5-7.
Tennis Europe tournament “Estonian Junior Open” for U14. Liepaja Tennis Sport school was represented by Karolīna Skābe, who began the tournament with qualifiers. In 1st game she won over Kristin Kalde (Estonia) with an easy 6-0 6-0, but in 2nd game she lost to other Latvian – Sindija Manovska with 0-6 6-7(5).
Tennis Europe tournament “Estonian Junior Open” for U16. Liepaja Tennis Sport school was represented by Valerijs Vorobjovs and Elza Tomase.
Valerijs Vorobjovs unfortunately lost already in 1st round to Mark Lajal (Estonia) with 0-6 6-3 3-6. Meanwhile 2nd seeded Elza Tomase in 1st round won over Kadri Kalamae (Estonia) with 6-0 6-1. In 2nd round with 6-2 6-0 she won over Tatiana Barkova (Russia). In Quarterfinals with 6-1 6-2 Elza won over Emilia Salo (Finland). In Semifinal Elza didn’t give any opportunity to Anet Angelika Koskel (Estonia) and won her with 6-0 6-1. In Final Elza Tomase met with other Latvian player – Sabīni Rutlauku. Elza Tomase won with 6-4 6-3 and won the whole tournament.