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.

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Photo: Mārtiņš Vējš

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.

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Liepaja Beach tennis league has concluded

With the concluding 5th leg, in August 13 at the beach tennis courts by the LOC Tennis hall, concluded Liepaja Beach tennis league for 2020. Overall the 5th leg had a record number of participants – 74 beach tennis players. In the Men intermediate overall victory was taken by Guntis Kopštāls, in Men advanced overall won was taken by Ģirts Antonovs, but in Women overall 1st place was taken by Baiba Damberga.Liepaja Tennis Sport school and Liepaja city Sport department organized Liepaja Beach tennis league participants were split in 3 main groups. In the men intermediate group at least in one leg competed 56 participants, in men advanced competed 9 beach tennis players, meanwhile in women competition competed 57 participants.In the 5th leg of intermediate for men competed 32 participants in 16 pairs. They were split in four subdivisions. Till the Final got Gustavs Griezītis with Renārs Kaupers and Mareks Boļšakovs with Guntis Kopštāls. Victory in intermediate men was taken by Guntis Kopštāls and Mareks Boļšakovs with 6-1. Meanwhile in advanced men competed 8 participants in four pairs. Victory in the 5th leg was taken by Ģirts Antonovs and Elans Strazdiņš.In women group competed 34 women in 17 pairs, who were split in four subdivisions. Till the 5th leg Final got Baiba Damberga with Ilze Kārkliņa and Zane Vilnīte with Ieva Ore. With 6-1 triumph was celebrated by Baiba Damberga and Ilze Kārkliņa.With the 5th leg of Liepaja Beach tennis league has concluded its 2020 season, so now we know the overall winners and the award ceremony will take place August 14 at 19:00 in restaurant & bar “Kapteinis”, 14 Jēkaba Dubelšteina street.

In the men intermediate overall winner with 195 points became Guntis Kopštāls, 2nd place with 186 points is taken by Mareks Boļšaks, but with 185 points in 3rd place landed Gints Rolis. Meanwhile in men advanced group overall winner with 200 points became Ģirts Antonovs, in 2nd place with 198 points came Artis Zomberts, but Elans Strazdiņš with 195 finished 3rd. In women overall 1st place with 199 points was taken by Baiba Damberga, followed with 194 points in 2nd place by Paula Anna Vuciņa. 3rd place with 192 points was taken by Linda Priekule.Congratulations to all Liepaja Beach tennis league winners and we remind, that in August 29 and 30 in the beach tennis courts by LOC Tennis hall will take place Liepaja Championship in beach tennis. More information will follow.

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Liepaja beach tennis league 4th leg has concluded

August 6 at the beach tennis courts by the LOC Tennis hall took palce 4th leg of Liepaja beach tennis league with 72 participants in mixed doubles. Victory in 4ht leg took Edijs Eglītis and Greta Veinberga.Liepaja Tennis sport school and Liepaja city Sport department organized 4th leg of Liepaja beach tennis league had 36 mixed pairs who were split in 8 groups.Till the Semifinal got four best pairs – Ģirts Antonovs with Baiba Damberga, Kaspars Daugulis with Žanna Gajevska, Miks Jaunzems with Linda Priekule and Edijs Eglītis with Greta Veinberga. In Semifinal Antonovs and Damberga with 6-1 won over Daugulis and Gajevska, but Eglītis and Veinberga with 6-3 got into Final by winning over Jaunzemis and Priekule. In the game for victory in 4th leg with 6-4 the win was celebrated by Eglītis and Veinberga, who had their first participation at Liepaja beach tennis league. 3rd place with 6-1 was taken by Daugulis and Gajevska.Next and concluding 5th leg will take place in August 13 by the LOC Tennis hall. 5th leg will be organized for men and women pairs. Everyone is welcome. If you want to participate in the concluding leg, then till August 12, 17:00 you have to register here – https://beachtennis.io/en/tour/LPTL20.See you in sand!

Photo: Mārtiņš Vējš

3rd leg of Liepaja beach tennis league has concluded

In a windy, July 30 afternoon at Liepaja beach tennis courts by LOC Tennis hall took place 3rd leg of Liepaja beach tennis league with 60 participants at this leg – 12 pairs in men intermediate where won Kristaps Ošs-Ervics and Mārtiņš Krūms, 3 pairs in men advanced where won Ģirts Antonovs and Artis Zombergs, as well as 15 pairs in women competition where won Baiba Damberga and Ilze Kārkliņa.Liepaja Tennis sport school and Liepaja city Sport department organized Liepaja beach tennis league 3rd leg was organized similar as 1st leg – for men and women pairs.

In men intermediate players were split in 3 subdivisions where the best result was shown by R.Kaupers and G.Kikučs, M.Boļšakovs and G.Kopštāls and K.Ošs-Ervics with M.Krūms. In Elimination round for the win in 3rd legK.Ošs-Ervics and M.Krūms with 6-2 won over R.and M.Laukagals.In men advanced group competed only 3 pairs and the winner of the leg was decided in the games between each pair. Victory in the leg was taken by Ģirts Antonovs and Artis Zombergs. This time in 2nd place – G.Siliņš and K.Klamers.In women competition they were split in 4 subdivisions where the best results in each had L.Priekule and P.A.Vuciņa, Z.Vilnīte and I.Ore, I.and E.Strode, as well as B.Damberga and I.Kārkliņa. Till the Final got B.Damberga with I.Kārkliņa, who won with 6-1 over L.Priekule and P.A.Vuciņa, who remained in the 2nd place in leg.After the 3rd leg in overall lead for women is Paula Anna Vuciņa who was joined by Baiba Damberga. In the 1st place of intermediate men remains Guntis Kopštāls, but in advanced men Ģirts Antonovs still sits at the 1st place with perfect score.Next, 4ht leg will take place in August 6 at the same place and will be for mixed pairs. If you want to participate, you have to register till Augusts 5, 17:00 – https://beachtennis.io/en/tour/LPTL20.

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Photo: Mārtiņš Vējš

2nd leg of Liepaja beach tennis league has concluded

July 16 in the beach tennis courts at LOC Tennis hall took place 2nd leg of Liepaja beach tennis league where competed 60 players in mixed pairs. Victory in 2nd leg celebrated Ģirts Antonovs and Baiba Damberga.Liepaja beach tennis league is organized by Liepaja Tennis sport school and Liepaja city Sport department. 30 mixed pairs were split in 8 groups.Till the Semifinal got four best pairs – Ģirts Antonovs with Baiba Damberga, Elans Strazdiņš with Laila Beiere, Guntis Kopštāls with Guna Jēkabsone and Artis Zombergs with Paula Anna Vuciņa. In Semifinals Ģ.Antonovs and B.Damberga with 6-4 won over E.Strazdiņš and L.Beiere, but A.Zombergs and P.A.Vuciņa with 6-4 got into the Final over G.Kopštāls and G.Jēkabsone. In the game for the victory in the 2nd leg with 6-2 the 1st place was taken by Ģ.Antonovs and B.Damberga, so in the 2nd place came A.Zombergs and P.A.Vuciņa. Meanwhile in the game for the 3rd place victory was with 6-4 was celebrated by E.Strazdiņš and L.Beiere.After the 2nd leg in the overall 1st place for women is Paula Anna Vuciņa, in men intermediate – Guntis Kopštāls, but in men advanced – Ģirts Antonovs.3rd leg will take place in July 30 and will be organized for men and women pairs. You can register for the 3rd leg till 17:00 of July 29 – https://beachtennis.io/en/tour/LPTL20.See you in sand!

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Liepaja beach tennis league has began

July 9 in the beach tennis courts by the LOC Tennis hall with the 1st leg Liepaja beach tennis league has began with 50 participants. In the Men intermediate won Guntis Kopštāls and Mareks Boļšakovs, in Men advanced won Ģirts Antonovs and Artis Zombergs, but in Women competition won Linda Priekule and Paula Anna Vuciņa.In Liepaja Tennis sport school and Liepaja city Sports department organized Liepaja beach tennis league men and women competition leg participants were split in three groups – Men intermediate, Men advanced and Women.Photo: Mārtiņš Vējš (more pictures – here).

In July will begin Liepaja beach tennis league

July 9, 2020 at 18:00 with the 1st leg will begin Liepaja beach tennis league, which will have 5 legs. In the 1st leg will compete men and women pairs. Concluding leg will be on August 13.Liepaja beach tennis league is organized by Liepaja Tennis sport school in collaboration with the Liepaja city council Sports department. In the league can compete inhabitants of Republic of Latvia, which on the day of competition is reached 14 years of age.

Beach tennis league legs will take place in July 9, 16, 30 and August 6, 13. Beginning of all legs is at 18:00. All legs will take place in the courts by the LOC Tennis hall in Liedaga str. 7, Liepaja. Registration to each leg will be separate and has to be done in the day before each leg till 17:00 in the homepage – https://beachtennis.io/en/tour/LPTL20. Participation fee is 10 euro from each pair for each leg. The league legs three times will be organized for men and women pairs, but two legs for mixed pairs.The rules and calendar of the Liepaja beach tennis league can be found here (in Latvian).

The participants can compete in the league even if they don’t have the beach tennis paddles, because on the day of the tournament the organizers will provide the paddles to the ones who don’t have them.

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Liepaja Championship in beach tennis 2019 has concluded

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

Awarded the beach tennis league winners

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”.