August 21 with small award ceremony in the LOC Tennis hall the winners of Liepaja beach volleyball and beach tennis league were awarded.In the beach tennis 2019 season tournament were played 5 legs with men and women doubles, as well as in mixed doubles. As many of the beach tennis tournament participants told, they really enjoyed the tournament, which had a positive vibe and colored their summer emotions.In the awarding ceremony were awarded the best players in the whole 5 legs individually. In the women competition overall victory was celebrated by Zane Vilnīte, in 2nd place tournament finished Madara Berga, but in 3rd place came Guna Jēkabsone. In men competition 1st place was taken by Ģirts Antonovs, in the 2nd came Artis Zombergs, but in the 3rd place remained Elans Strazdiņš.Beach tennis tournament came hand in hand with the beach volleyball tournament and few of the players competed in both tournaments. The positive outcome, that the overall 2nd best player in beach tennis – Artis Zombers came in the 2nd overall place in the beach volleyball tournament as well.The organizers would like to thank to Liepaja Sport department project manager Kaspars Rolavs, main referee Agate Gurecka, photographer Mārtiņš Vējš, technical supporter Valts Kālis and tournament director Ģirts Antonovs.More pictures from award ceremony you can find in “Gallery”.
In Liepaja beach volleyball and tennis concluding 5th leg has finished in women pair and men pair competition. This time competed 46 participants – 16 women in 8 pairs and 30 men in 15 pairs. In women competition won Guna Jēkabsone and Laila Beiere, but in men competition won Artis Zombergs and Ģirts Antonovs. For the overall winner in women competition became Zane Vilnīte, but in men competition – Ģirts Antonovs.
Women competed in two subdivisions, but men in four. After the subdivision games, they were competing for the places.In 5th leg won Guna Jēkabsone and Laila Beiere, 2nd finished Madara Berga and Linda Priekule, 3rd place – Zane Vilnīte and Ieva Ore. In men competition 5th leg won Artis Zombergs and Ģirts Antonovs, 2nd place to Gints Siliņš and Kaspars Klamers, but 3rd – Miks Jaunzems and Elans Strazdiņš.After the 5th leg overall winners are known. In women competition won Zane Vilnīte, 2nd finished Madara Berga, 3rd – Guna Jēkabsone. In men competition in overall finished 1st – Ģirts Antonovs, 2nd – Artis Zombergs, 3rd – Elans Strazdiņš. The awarding ceremony will take place August 21 at 19:00 in LOC Tennis hall.More pictures you can find HERE.
August 4 till 9 in Jurmala took place Latvian Tennis Union organized “Latvian Adult championship 2019”. In women competition title was taken by our Elza Tomase.Liepaja Tennis sport school was represented by Toms Rolis, Toms Sutris, Matīss Šteinhards, Justs Jakovļevs, Valērijs Vorobjovs, Elza Tomase un Alise Vindiga.
In men competition best result had our Toms Rolis who got till game for Semifinal. Unfortunately Toms didn’t get into the Semifinal, because he lost with 2-6 3-6 to Teodors Pukše (ACB/VL tenisa skola). Meanwhile in men’s Doubles Toms Rolis with Valērijs Vorobjovs finished 4th.In women competition our Elza Tomase was seeded 1st, and till the Final she got easy by winning each game in two sets. In Final first set Elza won with 6-1 against Irina Kuzmina-Rimša. In the second set, when Elza was in front with 2-1, her opponent retired from the game. So at the end our Elza Tomase became Latvian Adult champion of 2019.
September 7 and 8 in the beach tennis courts by the LOC Tennis hall will take place Liepaja Tennis sport school and Liepaja municipality Sports department organized Liepaja championship in beach tennis 2019, to find out the best beach tennis players from Liepaja.Regarding the tournament regulations, in the tournament can participate all inhabitants of Latvia, who is at least 14 years old. Participants can participate in two levels – advanced and intermediate. September 7 tournament will be for pair games, meanwhile in September 8 -mixed pair games.
See you in sands!
Liepaja beach volleyball and tennis league 4th leg is already behind our backs. This time the beach tennis players were competing in mixed doubles. At this leg participated 40 beach tennis players in 20 pairs. Victors in 4th leg were Madara Berga and Elans Strazdiņš.In the 4th leg at first pairs were competing in 4 subdivisions where they had 4 games. Based on the subdivision results, the pairs were continuing to compete for specific leg overall places.In the 4th leg Final competed Madara Berga and Elans Strazdiņš against Zane Vilnīte and Dagnis Šliseris. In an intense game, victory was with 7-6 was celebrated by Berga and Strazdiņš.Concluding 5th beach tennis leg will take place in August 14, which will happen for men doubles and women doubles. At the moment in the women competition after 4 legs in the lead is Zane Vilnīte with 59 points, followed by Madara Berga with 55 points, but with 48 points in 3rd overall place is Guna Jēkabsone. But in the lead of men competition with 79 is Ģirts Antonovs, in 2nd place with 71 points sits Elans Strazdiņš, but in the overall of 3rd place with 70 points we have 2 players – Gints Siliņš and Dagnis Šliseris. So at there is still intrigue at the last leg of the beach tennis tournament 2019. Come and support beach tennis players in August 14 at the beach tennis courts by the LOC Tennis hall, or even try out yourself and compete for the 5th leg win.More pictures from the 4th leg you can find HERE.
July 27 and 28 in the beach tennis courts by the new Liepaja Tennis hall took place international beach tennis tournament for amateurs “Liepāja Open” with participants from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Russia.Overall in the tournament competed 66 beach tennis pairs and it took place in two levels – Advanced and Intermediate. In the Advanced level competed men pairs and mixed pairs, but in the Intermediate level competed men pairs, women pairs and mixed pairs.In the Advanced level men pair competition victory was celebrated by Ģirts and Andris Antonovs, in the 2nd place came Elans Strazdiņš and Martins Uglevs, but in 3rd – Nikita Mackevics and Andrejs Bersenevs. Meanwhile in mixed pair competition victory was taken by Nikita Ribakovs and Zane Vilnīte, in 2nd place Sigita Nezduļkina and Kaspars Daugulis, but 3rd place was taken by Edīte Daugule and Ģirts Antonovs.In the Intermediate level men pair competition victory was taken by Pāvels Semencuks and Aleksandrs Fjodorovs, in 2nd place finished Elans Zīverts and Miks Jaunzems, but in 3rd place – Dmitrijs Scetinins and Vadims Svjastins. At women competition 1st place won Edīte Daugule and Laura Prikule, 2nd place – Anastasija Volgina and Aleksandra Kovalova, 3rd place Linda Priekule and Madara Berga. Meanwhile in Mixed pair competition 1st place was taken by Elans Strazdiņš and Madara Berga, 2nd place – Aiga Krīgere and Aleksandrs Fjodorovs, but in 3rd place Andrejs Bersenevs and Aleksandra Kulbacka.Pictures from the competition are here.
Liepaja beach volleyball and tennis league 3rd leg is already behind our backs. This time the beach tennis players were competing in men doubles and women doubles. At this leg participated 58 beach tennis players – 22 women in 11 pairs and 36 men in 18 pairs. Like in the 1st leg of the tournament, as well in the 3rd leg winners were Zane Vilnīte and Ieva Ore at women competition and Artis Zombergs and Ģirts Antonovs at men competition.In the 3rd leg at first women were competing in two subdivisions, but men in four. Based on the subdivision results, the pairs were continuing to compete for specific leg overall places.The 3rd leg women winners Zane Vilnīte and Ieva Ore won all their games in the leg, in 2nd place finished Madara Berga and Linda Priekule, but in 3rd – Kristīna Matisone and Ketlina Arone Men winners Artis Zombergs and Ģirts Antonovs as well didn’t feel the loosing taste through the tournament leg. In 2nd place finished Miks Jaunzems and Elans Zīverts, but 3rd – Gints Siliņš and Kaspars Klamers.Next leg will be in July 31, when it will be the 4th leg, which will take place for mixed doubles. More pictures from the tournament you can find in“Here“.
July 27 and 28 in Liepaja, by the new LOC tennis hall, will take place International amateur beach tennis tournament (Interest to participate is shown from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia). This tournament is made, so that everyone can try out their beach tennis skills in larger scale tournament. Tournament will take place in 3 levels – Advanced, Intermediate and Beginners, so that everyone can play at the level they feel they are. Tournament will be for men and women pairs, as well as mixed pairs. Registration to the tournament has to be done via https://beachtennis.io/en/tour/AT. To participate in the tournament, a players license is necessary (price 12 EUR, for Liepaja tournament participants there is a special price with promo code “Liepaja20”. License can be bought – https://beachtennis.io/en/index.php – choose the “International AmaTour”). Participation fee to the tournament is 30 EUR for player for two tournaments – men or women doubles and mixed doubles. Just for one tournament, the participation fee is 20 EUR per person. There is possibility to play only in one level – Advanced, Intermedia or Beginer. In conclusion best 3 players in each level will be awarded. More information on the tournament are in the poster and homepage. For more information, please call to Ģirts Antonovs – +371 29628343.At beginning of the tournament a master classes with the world level professionals will be available. Maks Andersons and Julia Chubarova will be available for the master classes. Everyone can apply. Price for participation is 15 EUR for person, if there is 4 people group (duration 1.5 h), meanwhile if there are 2-3 people, then the price is 20 EUR. If 2 people will take part, then the master class duration is 1 h. Registration and more information available – Nikita Ribakovs +371 25382649!
Liepaja beach volleyball and tennis league 2nd leg is already behind our backs. This time the beach tennis players were competing in mixed doubles. To this leg applied 50 players, so at the leg competed 25 pairs. In the 2nd leg triumph was celebrated by Guna Jēkabsone and Artis Zombergs.At beginning of the 2nd leg the pairs were divided in 5 subdivisions, where they had 4 games after which they were competing for the specific places in the leg.In the 2nd leg all games were won and the 1st place was taken by Guna Jēkabsone and Artis Zombergs.Next leg will take place already in the July 17, when at the 3rd leg will be played between men doubles and women doubles. More pictures are available in “Gallery“.2nd leg results:
1st place Jēkabsone/Zombergs
2nd place Daugule/Antonovs
3rd place Damberga/Zīverts
4th place Siliņa/Siliņš
Liepaja beach volleyball and tennis league had already it’s 1st leg. At first played beach volleyball players, then 1st leg took place for beach tennis players.In the 1st leg of beach tennis tournament competed 54 players.In the beach tennis tournament 1st leg victory was celebrated by Zane Vilnīte and Ieva Ore in women doubles and by Ģirts Antonovs and Artis Zombergs in men doubles.Next leg will take already in July 3.More pictures are available in “Gallery“.
1st leg results:
Ģirts Antonovs/Artis Zombergs 1st place
Gints Siliņš/Kaspars Klamers 2nd place
Elans Strazdiņš/Daniels Špaks 3rd place
Dagnis Šliseris/Erlands Lazdāns 4th place
Andris Karulis/Kristaps Ošs-Ervics 5th place
Ģirts Karlsons/Aivars Ore 6th place
Miks Jaunzems/Elans Zīverts 7th place
Gustavs Griezītis/Klāvs Kalniņš 8th place
Zane Vilnīte/Ieva Ore 1st place
Laila Beiere/Guna Jēkabsone 2nd place
Liene Lasmane/Evija Reinfelde 3rd place
Madara Berga/Linda Priekule 4th place
Kristīne Matisone/Ketlina Arone 5th place
Marija Kraule/Gita Karule 6th place
Krista Siliņa/Baiba Damberga 7th place
Sanita Eihmane/Kristīne Lāce 8th place