In Liepaja concluded ITF Juniors tour

August 31 till September 4 in the tennis courts of Liepaja Tennis sport school took place ITF World Tennis Tour Juniors J5 category tournament “Liepaja International by Prince”. Because of rainy conditions, the Singles Finals were played in LOC Tennis hall.Liepaja Tennis sport school and Latvian Tennis Union organized international tournament already has became a tradition. And this year at the tournament competed around 100 tennis players from around the Europe.Liepaja Tennis sport school was represented by Dāvids Špaks, Dāvis Rolis, Alise Vindiga and Anastasija Rižkova. In Singles unfortunately the opponents were a little bit better and our students couldn’t get past the 1st Round. Meanwhile in Doubles our students got till the games for Semifinals.At boys competition the victory in the Singles tournament was celebrated by 1st seeded Estonian Mark Lajal, who with 6-2 6-1 won over 4th seeded Lithuanian Pijus Vaitiekunas. Meanwhile in Doubles in the Liepaja tournament triumphed Lithuanians Ainius Sabaliauskas and Pijus Vaitiekunas by winning in Final with 6-4 6-4 over Latvian and Swiss pair – Edvards Teodors Liepiņš and Kaj Quirijns.At girls competition won 1st seeded Latvian Sabīne Rutlauka, by winning in Final with 6-2 6-2 over 3rd seeded Aveltina Ibragimova from Russia. Meanwhile in Doubles victory was celebrated by Lithuanians Uma Bakaityte and Patricija Paukstyte, who won in Final with 6-3 6-2 Latvian and Lithuanian mixed pair – Sabīne Rutlauka and Klaudija Bubelyte.The tournament was supported by Prince and Liepaja municipality.

Photo: Mārtiņš Vējš

Liepaja Tennis sport school has 15 graduates

September 3, in the White hall of LOC Tennis hall took place the graduation of Liepaja Tennis sport school students. This time the school was graduated by 15 young tennis players who have obtained professional orientation program.The 20V813001 programme was graduated by – Francis Andersons, Kristers Boks, Elizabete Deglava, Valērija Januška, Kristiāna Lagzdiņa, Kristians Lasmanis, Gregors Lazdāns, Ralfs Rukmanis, Ketlina Arone, Paula Kapleite, Dāvis Krētainis, Gustavs Pagrabs, Patrīcija Putra, Megija Sokolovska and Didzis Vārna.

Liepaja Championship in beach tennis has concluded

August 29 and 30 in the beach tennis courts by the LOC Tennis hall took place Liepaja Championship in beach tennis, to look for the best Summer 2020 beach tennis player in Liepaja.In August 29 competed men and women pairs, but in August 30 beach tennis players competed in mixed pairs. In both days the best beach tennis players were decided in two leagues – Intermediate and Advanced.In the first tournament day, despite rainy weather conditions, the best women and men pairs were decided. In the Intermediate Men from 8 pairs victory was celebrated by Renārs Kaupers and Guntars Kikučs. 2nd place was taken by Dagnis Sliseris and Mareks Boļšaks, 3rd place – Raivis Kalējs and Jānis Petermanis.In Women Intermediate competed 8 pairs. 1st place was taken by Marija Kraule and Gita Karule. 2nd – Aleksandra Kuļbacka and Irina Auziņa, but 3rd Elza Jānaite and Elizabete Timofejeva.In Men Advanced competed 3 pairs. 1st place went to Ģirts Antonovs and Artis Zombergs, in 2nd finished Miks Jaunzems and Edgars Ošs, but in 3rd – Gints Siliņš and Valters Stirna.In Women Advanced competed 5 pairs. Victory was celebrated by Linda Priekule and Paula Anna Vuciņa, in 2nd came Baiba Damberga and Ilze Kārkliņa, but 3rd – Laila Beiere and Guna Jēkabsone.In the 2nd day tournament was held for mixed pairs. In the Intermediate competed 15 pairs. 1st place was taken by Marija Kraule and Mārtiņš Krūms. 2nd place took Egils Trušēlis and Gita Karule, but in 3rd place came Krista Siliņa and Gints Siliņš.In Advanced mixed pairs competed 7 pairs. 1st place was taken by Artis Zombergs and Paula Anna Vuciņa. 2nd place went to Baiba Damberga and Ģirts Antonovs, but in 3rd place finished Edgars Ošs and Aleksandra Kuļbacka.

Advanced league results will be counted in the overall ranking of Latvian beach tennis.

Liepaja Championship in beach tennis was supported by Liepaja municipality, Liepājas papīrs, Liepājas Olimpiskais centrs, bakery “Ducis 7”, Real estate “Pilat”, Royal Fitness and Spīķeris.

See you in sand!

Photo: Mārtiņš Vējš

In Liepaja will take place Liepaja Championship in tennis

With tournament in September 7 at the tennis courts of Liepaja Tennis sport school will begin “Liepājas meistarsacīkstes by Ferax” (Liepaja Championship by Ferax) tour for four age groups, to find out best tennis players from Liepaja in 2020 Summer season.In September 7 and 8 for the 2020 Liepaja Champions title will compete U12 age group. In September 9 and 10 tournament will be for U14 age group. After a week, in September 17 and 18 the tournament will be held for U18 age group, but in September 19 and 20 the “Liepaja Championship by Ferax” will take place for adults. In each tournament will compete 16 girls and 16 boys. Tournament prizes will be presented and developed by “Ferax”.Tournaments are supported by Liepaja based company “Ferax” (https://www.facebook.com/ferax.lv) and Liepaja City. Special thanks for support to Andrejs Žukovs.

Two 2nd places from Saulkrasti

August 29 and 30 in Saulkrasti took place “Prince balvas izcīņa” (Prince Prix) for U12 age group. Our students Paula Gurecka and Gustavs Brižs both took 2nd places. Liepaja Tennis sport school was represented by Gustavs Brižs who was seeded 2nd and Paula Gurecka who was seeded 3rd.

In boys competition Gustavs Brižs got till Final, where with 2-6 4-6 he lost to Romans Kravcovas (Denisa Pavlova TS) and finished 2nd. In girls competition Paula Gurecka similar as Gustavs got till Final where with 1-6 4-6 lost to 1st seeded Krista\ Sautiņa (Ādaži TC), so at the end Paula finished 2nd.

Concluded 7th leg of LTU Cup for U18

August 22-24 in the tennis courts of Liepaja Tennis sport school took place 7th leg of LTU Cup for U18 age group. Victory at boys competition was celebrated by Daniels Tens (ACB/VL tenisa skola), bu at girls competition by Dārta Daļecka (ACB/VL tenisa skola). Our Alise Vindiga finished 2nd, but Dāvids Špaks – 3rd.

Liepaja Tennis sport school was represented by Dāvids Špaks, Dāvis Rolis, Kārlis Vēberis, Didzis Vārna, Ričards Špaks, Ralfs Rukmanis, Francis Andersons, Alise Vindiga, Veronika Jociene, Paula Jankova, Karolīna Skābe, Anastasija Rižkova, Paula Kapleite, Kristiana Lagzdiņa, Valērija Januška and Anastasija Lomovska.Best result from our students at boys competition had 2nd seeded Dāvids Špaks, by getting till the Semifinal, where with 3-6 2-6 he lost to 4th seeded Daniels Tens (ACB/VL tenisa skola). Meanwhile the game for 3rd place didn’t take place, because the opponent didn’t appear for the game, so Dāvids finished 3rd. 1st place in the 7th leg was taken by Daniels Tens (ACB/VL tenisa skola), 2nd came Ruslans Filipenko (ACB/VL tenisa skola), but in 3rd – Dāvids Špaks (Liepaja Tennis sport school).At girls competition best result from our students had Alise Vindiga, who was seeded 2nd. She managed to get till the Final, where with 3-6 3-6 she lost to 1st seeded Dārta Daļecka. So at girls competition 1st place was taken by Dārta Daļecka (ACB/VL tenisa skola), in 2nd came Alise Vindiga (Liepaja Tennis sport school), but 3rd place went to Dariia Monakhova (JA Tennis Academy).

Will take place Liepaja Championship in beach tennis

August 29 and 30 in the beach tennis courts by the LOC Tennis hall will take place Liepaja Championship in beach tennis to find out the best Liepaja beach tennis players in 2020.Liepaja Championship in beach tennis is organized by Liepaja Tennis sport school in collaboration with Liepaja city Sport department. In the Championship can participate residents of Latvia at least 14 years of age.

By the Championship program, in August 29 will compete men and women pairs, but in August 30 best Liepaja beach tennis players will be decided in mixed pair games. Championship will take place for two leagues – Intermediate and Advanced.To compete in the championship, you have to register till August 28, 18:00 in the homepage https://beachtennis.io. Regulation of the championship is available in https://tennis.liepaja.lv/sacensibu-kalendars/pludmales-tenisa-sacensibas/ (in Latvian).

Liepaja Championship in beach tennis is supported by Liepaja Municipality, Liepājas papīrs, Liepaja Olympic center, bakery Ducis 7″, Real estate “Pilat”, mini bakery “Miko”, Royal Fitness and Spīķeris.

See you in sand!

Concluded 6th leg of LTU Cup for U12

August 20-22 in the tennis courts of Liepaja Tennis sport school took place 6th leg of LTU Cup for U12. Victory for boys was taken by Rihards Neimanis from Mārupe, but for girls by Kamilla Černousova (TS Spars). Our Anna Azarova finished 3rd.Liepaja Tennis sport school was represented by Bogdans Kozlovs, Matīss Ozoliņš-Pese, Gustavs Brižs, Timo Tikums, Marks Freiborns, Ernests Brūders, Orests Ronis, Anna Azarova, Elizabete Marta Hamitova, Sabīne Vaidere, Paula Gurecka, Daniela Krušatina, Alise Latiša, Laura Kļaviņa, Karolīna Lāce, Polina Iļasova, Evelīna Poikāne and Maija Alise Zvirbule.At boys competition the best result from our students had 3rd seeded Bogdans Kozlovs, who got till the Semifinal where with 4-6 3-6 he lost to 1st seeded Rihards Neimanis (Mārupes TS). Meanwhile in the game for 3rd place Bogdans with 4-6 6-2 6-10 lost to 4th seeded Kirils Sokolovs (Tennis Pro Academy). 1st place in the tournament was taken by Rihards Neimanis (Mārupes TS), in 2nd place came Ēriks Valainis (Mārupes TS), but in 3rd – Kirils Sokolovs (Tennis Pro Academy).At girls competition best result from our student had 2nd seeded Anna Azarova who similar to Bogdans, got till the Semifinal, but there she lost with 3-6 2-6 to 4th seeded Viktorija Visočanska (Mārupes TS). In the game for the 3rd place the opponent didn’t come, so our Anna Azarova finished 3rd. 1st place in girl competition won Kamilla Černousova (TS Spars), in 2nd place finished Viktorija Visočanska (Mārupes TS), but 3rd place was taken by Anna Azarova (Liepaja Tennis sport school).

While finishing the 6th leg of LTU Cup for U12, in the tennis courts of Liepaja Tennis sport school already began the 7th leg of LTU Cup for U18, which will finish in August 24.

In Liepaja took place 6th leg of LTU Cup for U14

August 18 – 20 in tennis courts of Liepaja Tennis sport school took place 6th leg of LTU cup for U14. In boys competition victory was taken by Artūrs Žagars (Event Lab), but in girls competition by Adelina Lačinova (TSS Open).

Liepaja Tennis sport school was represented by Bogdans Kozlovs, Ralfs Rukmanis, Matīss Ozoliņš-Pese, Timo Tikums, Marija Lauva, Anna Azarova, Elizabete Marta Hamitova, Paula Kapleite, Sabīne Vaidere Anastasija Lomovska, Valērija Januška, Rūta Jansone, Ketlina Arone, Alise Latiša, Annete Skripka, Žaklīna Buče, Karolīna Lāce, Evelīna Poikāne, Maija Alise Zvirbule and Patrīcija Putra.At boys competition only Bogdans Kozlovs began in the Main draw. In 1st round with 6-2 6-2 over Ronaldo Keršis (Biedrība Teniss Rīgā) Bogdans got into the Quarterfinal, where with 0-6 0-6 he lost to 1st seeded Artūrs Žagars (Event Lab). At the end, victory of the 6th leg was taken by Artūrs Žagars (Event Lab), in 2nd place came Matīss Ulmanis (TSS Open), but in 3rd place – Armands Aire (ACB/VL Tenisa skola).At girls competition best results from our girls had Marija Lauva, who got till the Semifinal and on the way there with 6-7(5) 6-2 6-4 she won over 1st seeded Jasmīne Lūse (Mārupes TS). But in the Semifinal with 1-6 0-6 Marija lost to 3rd seeded Adelina Lačinova (TSS Open). In the game for the 3rd place Marija with 2-6 6-7(4) lost to 4th seeded Laura Ozola (Zauers TK). So at the end Marija Lauva finished 4th. Meanwhile 1st place in the leg was celebrated by Adelina Lačinova (TSS Open), 2nd place went to Laura Spārniņa (TSS Open), but in 3rd finished Laura Ozola (Zauers TK).

While concluding the 6th leg of LTU cup for U14, in the tennis courts of Liepaja Tennis sport school has already begun the 6th leg of LTU Cup for U12, which will conclude on August 22.

In Liepaja will take place ITF World Tennis Tour Juniors tournament

August 31 till September 4 in the Liepaja Tennis sport school tennis courts at the Jūrmalas parks will take place ITF World Tennis Tour Juniors J5 category tournament “Liepaja International by Prince” for U18 age group.In Liepaja Tennis sport school and Latvian Tennis union organized already traditional tournament will participate 94 young tennis players from Belarus, Ukraine, Italy, Switzerland, Great Britain, Canada, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Ireland, Germany, Estonia, Lithuania and of course Latvia. Liepaja Tennis sport school will be represented by Dāvids Špaks, Dāvis Rolis, Evelīna Ķīvīte, Alise Vindiga and Anastasija Rižkova.

Tournament is supported by Prince and Liepaja municipality.