Few medals in Latvian Youth championship

August 9-15 in Jūrmala, tennis centre “Lielupe” took place Latvian Youth championship with 219 participants from 11 Latvian cities. Best young Latvian tennis players were decided in U12, U14, U16 and U18 age groups. Dāvids Špaks won in U16 Singles. Marija Lauva finished 3rd in U12 Singles. Bogdans Kozlovs, Marija Lauva, Dāvids Špaks, Dāvis Rolis won in Doubles.Liepaja Tennis sport school was represented by 32 young tennis players – Bogdans Kozlovs, Matīss Ozoliņš-Pese, Gustavs Brižs, Timo Tikums, Marks Freiborns, Ernests Brūders, Marija Lauva, Anna Azarova, Elizabete Marta Hamitova, Sabīne Vaidere, Daniela Krušatina, Alise Latiša, Paula Gurecka, Laura Kristiana Sprūde, Karolīna Lāce, Polina Iļasova and Evelīna Poikāne in U12, Paula Kapleite, Anastasija Lomovska, Valērija Januška and Ketlina Arone in U14, Dāvids Špaks, Didzis Vārna, Ričards Špaks, Evelīna Ķīvīte and Karolīna Skābe in U16, as well as Dāvis Rolis, Kārlis Vēberis, Alise Vindiga, Veronika Jociene, Paula Jankova and Anastasija Rižkova in U18.In U12 for boys best result from our students had Bogdans Kozlovs, who got till the Quarterfinal, where with 1-6 1-6 he lost to 2nd seeded Ričards Dzirkals (Ādaži TC). In U12 boys Doubles Bogdans Kozlovs played together with Armands Aire (ACB/VL Tenisa skola). Both boys got till the Doubles Final, where with 7-5 6-7(3) 10-8 they won over Ričards Dzirkals (Ādaži TC) and Rihards Neimanis (Mārupes TS). So our Bogdans Kozlovs with Armands Aire won U12 Doubles.In U12 for girls best results from our girls had Anna Azarova and Marija Lauva. Both our girls met against each other in game for Semifinal. With 6-4 7-6(2) game for the Final took 3rd seeded Marija Lauva. In Semifinal Marija met against 2nd seeded Odeta Panasa (Tennis Pro Academy). With 4-6 3-6 Marija lost and had one game remaining for the Bronze. In game for 3rd place Marija Lauva had an easy 6-0 6-0 win and a Bronze medal over Viktorija Visočanska (Mārupes TS). Meanwhile in U12 girls Doubles Marija Lauva played together with Odeta Panasa (Tennis Pro Academy) and took the victory in Doubles tournament. Meanwhile our Anna Azarova who played together with Oļesja Demčenkova (Tennis Pro Academy) finished 3rd in Doubles.In U14 for girls all of our girls began with Qualifiers where place in Main draw got only Ketlina Arone, but she unfortunately lost in the 1st round of Main draw.In U16 for boys best result from our students had 1st seeded Dāvids Špaks. He got easy till the Final where with 6-7(4) 6-4 6-1 over 2nd seeded Stefans Audriņš (Zauers TK) Dāvids Špaks granted himself a Latvian Youth champions title in U16. Meanwhile in Doubles 3rd place was taken by our Didzis Vārna who played together with Edmunds Ādamsons (Ādaži TC).In U16 for girls unfortunately none of our both girls got past 1st round in Singles, but in the Doubles our Evelīna Ķīvīte by playing together with Dārta Vorslava (TK Aizkraukle), won 2nd place.In U18 for boys our Kārlis Vēberis unfortunately couldn’t manage to get into the 2nd round of Singles, meanwhile Dāvis Rolis finished in the 2nd round where with 6-7(4) 6-2 3-6 he lost to 2nd seeded Reinis Kupfers (ACB/VL Tenisa skola). But in the Doubles our Dāvis Rolis played together with our U16 Dāvids Špaks. Our Doubles team won all the games and finished 1st in the U18 Doubles tournament.In U18 for girls in Singles our girls Paula Jankova and Anastasija Rižkova got into the Quarterfinal, but couldn’t get into the Semifinal. Meanwhile in Doubles our Alise Vindiga came together in pair with Elizabete Kļavinska (Mārupes TS). Both girls got till the Doubles Final, where they unfortunately lost, so at the end our Alise Vindiga finished 2nd in Doubles.