Young tennis players shows good results

Liepaja Tennis sport school students competed in various tournaments – international and local. This time best results had the youngest ones – in U10 gold for Anna Azarova and silver for Paula Gurecka, meanwhile in U8 gold to Darja Korčevska.

June 12 – 16 in Poland took place ITF Juniors tournamnet “ITF Juniors Bytom Cup”, where Liepaja Tennis sport school was represented by Patrīcija Špaka. In the 1st round Patrīcija with 7-5 6-1 won over Laura Duhl (Poland). In 2nd round with 6-2 6-1 Patrīcija won over Aleksandra Wierzbowska (Poland). In the game for Semifinal Patrīcija with 3-6 2-6 lost to 2nd seeded Martyna Kubka (Poland).

June 8 – 15 in Riga took place Tennis Europe tournament “Riga Open- Inspired by tennis” for U12, U14 and U16. Liepaja Tennis sport school was represented by Marija Lauva in U12, Enija Paula Aploka and Dāvis Rolis in U14, Evelīna Ķīvīte, Karolīna Skābe and Dāvids Špaks in U16.

In U12 Marija Lauva began with qualifiers, where she won over representatives from Russia and Estonia and god into the Main draw. In the 1st round in Main draw Marija with 6-1 6-1 had an easy win over Milla Kotamaeki (Finland). But in the game for Quarterfinal Marija with 4-6 3-6 lost to Antonina Czajka (Poland).

In U14 Dāvis Rolis lost unfortunatelly already at the 1st round of Main draw with 4-6 4-6 to Janis Raffael Simmen (Switzerland). But in the Doubles Dāvis together with Artur Yurkevich (Belarus) managed to get into the Semifinal, where they lost with 3-6 6-2 7-10 to Gustavs Dambiņš (Latvia) and Markus Molder (Estonia). Meanwhile at the girls competition Enija Paula Aploka in the 1st round with 6-1 6-1 won over Patricija Cechanaviciute (Lithuania), but in 2nd round with 2-6 1-6 Enija lost to Vlada Kozak (Great Britain).

In U16 Dāvids Špaks unfortunately lost already in the 1st round to Alexander Ushakov (Russia) with 2-6 3-6. Meanwhile Karolīna Skābe in 1st round lost to Anastasija Adeikyte (Lithuania) with 6(2)-7 2-6, but Evelīna Ķīvīte in 1st round with 4-6 6-2 6-1 won over Mariela Pluutus (Estonia), in  2nd round with 6-3 7-6(4) Evelīna won over 6th seeded Valeriia Krokhotina (Russia). But in the game for Semfinal Evelīna Ķīvīte with 4-6 5-7 lost to Elizabeth Strongina (Russia).

June 15 in Ventspils took place “Ventspils balvas izcīņa” for U10 where Liepaja Tennis sport school was represented by Orests Ronis, Poļina Iļasova, Karolīna Lāce, Paula Gurecka and Anna Azarova.Best result had Paula Gurecka and Anna Azarova. They both took the 1st place in their Subdivisions. Anna and Paula won their Semifinals, so they both had to meet in the Final. With 4-1 this time victory was celebrated by Anna Azarova, so Paula Gurecka finished 2nd.

June 15 and 16 in Garkalne took place “Garkalnes atklātais turnīrs” for U8 and U9. Liepaja Tennis sport school was represented by Gabriela Putra, Darja Korčevska, Marina Poļikarpova in U8 and Olivers Arons in U9.

In U8 Marina Poļikarpova and Darja Korčevska won in their Subdivisions. Marina Poļikarpova lost in the Quarterfinal and finished 8th overall, meanwhile Darja Korčevska lost all remaining games and took the victory in the tournament.