November 4- 10 in Estonian city Pernu takes place ITF World Tennis Tour tournament “Paf Open 2019”. At the tournament participates Liepaja Tennis sport school student Patrīcija Špaka, who took first WTA ranking point in her career.Patrīcija began the tournament with qualifiers, where with 6-1 6-2 she won over Estonian Andrea Roots and with 6-1 6-2 victory over Russian Elizaveta Kuznetsova. By winning all games in the Qualifiers, Patrīcija granted her spot in Main draw.
In the 1st round of Main draw Patrīcija had an easy win with 6-1 6-0 over Russian Arina Petrova, but in the game for Quarterfinal Patrīcija unfortunately lost with 1-6 2-6 to 2nd seeded Suzan Lamens from Netherlands. So at the end our 17 years old Patrīcija Špaka took the 1st won game in ITF Main draw and took the 1st WTA ranking point.
After lost game in the Singles Main draw Patrīcija will be able to fully concentrate to Doubles tournament, where she is playing together with Iveta Daujotaite from Lithuania. They already granted themselves game for Semifinal, by winning an intense Quarterfinals game with 5-7 7-5 [10-6] over pair from Belarus – Tatsiana Sasnouskaya and Kseniya Yersh. Patrīcija partner in Doubles Iveta won’t continue to play in Singles, because she lost already unfortunately in the 1st round of Main draw.
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