Saturday, August 19, Liepaja senour tennis team in 35+ triumphed in Latvian club team championship highest league. This was already 5th victory in a row, this time by winning in Final against LĀTS/Mārupe TS. Overall Liepaja team has played in Final 7 years in a row, only in 2012 finished 2nd.35+ age group team is founded in 2011 and the tennis players are former Liepaja Tennis Sport school students. This year team finished 1st in subdivision, but in Semifinal won over ACB/VL Tenisa Skola team in Liepaja courts was taken.“Big part of the team is not living in Liepaja, but each year we are proudly representing our hometown flag and represent Liepaja in Latvia and in European championship. Team success is a good model for new tennis players, they can see, that you can play tennis at all ages,” explains team captain Andrejs Koļesins.Team is very thankful to Liepaja city hall and sport department for the support. The team is full of commitment to represent Liepaja in various competitions. Next tournament is planned already in early October, when the team will participate at European club championship in Mallorca, even thou the team still is looking for additional support and funding.
Liepaja Team: Andrejs Koļesins (captain), Eduards Grodskis, Artūrs Eglītis, Mārtiņš Jaunzems, Didzis Holštroms, Gints Rolis, Andis Čerņecovs, Erlands Lazdāns, Darius Augustinaitis, Arunas Rozga, Andis Cirsis and Elans Strazdiņš.