From September 11 in Liepaja took place three tournaments. In Liepāja Championship / Ferax U14 triumphed Ričards Špaks and Jana Deņisenko, Liepāja Championship / Ferax U12 victories were celebrated by Bogdans Kozlovs and Anna Azarova, meanwhile in Liepāja Championship for adults won Dāvis Rolis and Alise Vindiga.
September 11 and 12 took place “Liepāja Championship / Ferax U14”. At bots competition eight out of 10 boys were representing Liepaja Tennis sport school. Victory was celebrated by our student Ričards Špaks who in Final with 6-1 6-1 won over 1st seeded Georgijs Harjuzovs (Ventspils TK). 3rd place was taken by our Didzis Vārna. Meanwhile at girls competition from 14 participants only 3 weren’t from Liepaja. But, medals were won by visitors – 1st place – Jana Deņisenko (Denisa Pavlova TS). 2nd place – Elīza Kupruka (Mārupes TS), 3rd place Odeta Panasa (Tennis Pro Academy). From our students best result had Paula Kapleite who came 4th.September 13 and 14 took place “Liepāja Championship / Ferax U12”. At boys competition victory was celebrated by our Bogdans Kozlovs, 2nd place – Vladimirs Krastiņš (Revers’96-TK), but 3rd place our Matīss Ozoliņš-Pese. At girls competition all podium was taken by our students – 1st place Anna Azarova, 2nd place Anastasija Lomovska, 3rd place Ketlina Arone.September 14 and 15 took place Liepaja Championship for adults. At men competition a really good result was shown by Latvian U14 ranking leader, our student Dāvis Rolis, who won the adult tournament. In 2nd place came Jānis Krastiņš (PTA tenisa klubs), but 3rd place was taken by Mārtiņš Jaunzems (Mārupes TS). At women competition victory was celebrated by our U18 player – Alise Vindiga, 2nd place was taken by our Veronika Jociene, but 3rd place went to Anna Bulava (Lielupes TC).
September 7 and 8 in the beach tennis courts of LOC Tennis hall took place Liepaja Championship in beach tennis 2019. This tournament was organized by Liepaja Tennis Sport school and Liepaja City Sport deparment, to find out the best beach tennis players of Liepaja in 2019. Tournament took place for two leagues – intermediate and advanced, where the games were played for mixed and men and women pair games.In the Intermediate league for mixed pairs competed 20 participants in 10 pairs. The victory was celebrated by Madara Berga and Elans Strazdiņš, 2nd place to Krista and Gints Siliņš, but 3rd place was taken by Ilze Kārkliņa and Sandis Dejus. Meanwhile in the men pair competition with 5 pairs victory was celebrated by Renārs Kaupers and Guntars Kikučs, who left in 2nd place Andris Karulis with Valters Stirna, but in 3rd place came Edijs Eglītis and Gatis Zvirbulis. In the women pair competition with 6 pairs triumphed Linda Priekule and Madara Berga. 2nd place was taken by Liene Lasmane and Evija Reinfelde, but 3rd place Krista Siliņa and Kristīna Petermane.In Advanced league for mixed pairs with 5 pairs the victory celebrated Edīte Daugule and Ģirts Antonovs. In 2nd place finished Baiba Damberga and Kaspars Klamers, but 3rd – Laura Prikule and Dagnis Šliseris. in the men pairs with 5 pairs won Kaspars Daugulis and Ģirts Antonovs, in 2nd place came Elans Strazdiņš with Mārtiņš Krūms, but in 3rd place – Kristaps Ozoliņš and Mārcis Garuts. Meanwhile in women pair competition with 5 pairs victory was celebrated by Edīte Daugule and Laura Prikule, in 2nd place finished Zane Vilnīte and Ieva Ore, but in 3rd place came Baiba Damberga and Ilze Kārkliņa.More pictures from the tournament you can find in “Gallery”.
Photo: Mārtiņš Vējš
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.
Registration available till September 6 17:00 in https://beachtennis.io/lv/. More information can be find in the tournament regulations (in Latvian).
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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.
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!