3rd leg of “Vega 1” beach tennis league has concluded

July 19 in the Liepaja Beach took place 3rd leg of ““Vega 1” beach volleyball and tennis league” of beach tennis. This leg was for men and women pairs. To the 3rd leg applied record number of participants – 60, so at the tournament participated 13 women and 17 men pairs. We would like to express big thanks to “Lounge bar “OMM”” for supporting the tournament with extra beach tennis fields, because it was necessary to two more tennis beach courts, so that the all games could be finished till 22:40. In total games were played on 6 courts, four of them were in the dunes and two of them at the “Lounge bar “OMM””. Extra thanks to Māris Verpakovskis, who was implying the idea to ask for the two extra courts at the ‘Lounge bar “OMM””.Women pairs were divided in two subdivisions. With winning all games in the 1st subdivision, for the triumph in the leg continued to compete Diāna Lauva and Elīna Zīverte, meanwhile in the 2nd subdivision without losses competed and qualified for the Final Marta Pagraba and Kitija Kļaveniece. In the Final game for the 1st place in the 3rd leg, and easy win with 6-0 celebrated Marta Pagraba and Kitija Kļaveniece, so in the 2nd place remained Diāna Lauva and Elīna Zīverte. 3rd place was taken by Baiba Damberga and Ilze Kārkliņa.In the men competition the pairs were divided in three subdivisions. In 1st subdivision without any loss lead was taken by Gints Siliņš and Elans Zīverts. At the Final round they were accompanied by Daniels Špaks and Gatis Veilands, who in the 2nd subdivision managed to get one lost game, but the lead in the subdivision was taken because of the compared results of other games. In the 3rd subdivision lead was taken with impressive playing Elans Strazdiņš and Renārs Kaupers who won all games with crashing 4-0. So they joint for the Final round. All three Final pairs by playing against each other settled, that in 3rd place stayed Daniels Špaks and Gatis Veilands, 2nd place was taken by Gints Siliņš and Elans Zīverts, meanwhile victory in the 3rd leg was celebrated by Elans Strazdiņš and Renārs Kaupers.Next leg will take place in August 2nd, when competition will be for mixed pairs.

Full results available in “Beach tennis”.Photo: Kate Tīna and Kristīne Austere. More pictures available in “Gallery“.