March 4 – 10 in Trnava (Slovakia) took place ITF Juniors “U18 Empire Cup 2019”. Liepaja Tennis sport school was represented by Patrīcija Špaka who took the victory in doubles.
In Singles Patrīcija was 8th seeded, so she began the tournament with the 2nd round where with 6-2 5-7 6-2 she won over Sofia Antonella Caldera (Italy). But in the game for Quarterfinal Patrīcija lost with 2-6 0-6 to Klara Novakova (Czech Republic). By the way, Klara Novakova took the victory in the Singles tournament.Patrīcija together with Kristina Dmitruk (Belarus) competed in Doubles tournament as well. As they were 4th seeded, they began Doubles with 2nd round, where with 6-2 2-6 11-9 they won over Bianca Behulova (Slovakia) and Darja Vidmanova (Czech Republic). In Quarterfinal Patrīcija and Kristina with 3-6 6-4 10-5 celebrated win over Sofia Costoulas (Belgium) and Paticie Kubikova (Czech Republic). In Semifinal with 4-6 6-1 10-6 a win over Sara Suchankova (Slovakia) and Natalia Szabanin (Hungary). In Final Patrīcija and Kristina continued to take all wins in Tiebreaks, this time with 6-2 2-6 10-8 over Eszter Meri (Slovakia) and Klara Novakova (Czech Republic) our Patrīcija Špaka together with Kristina Dmiruk celebrated the victory in ITF Juniors Doubles tournament.