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
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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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.
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).
See you in sands!
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.