August 11-17 in Jurmala took place Latvian Youth championships 2019 for U12, U14, U16 and U18 age groups. From our studends best results in Singles had Dāvis Rolis by winning U16 and Alise Vindiga by winning U18, as well as Evelīna Ķīvīte by taking 3rd in U16. Our students had various medals in Doubles too.Liepaja Tennis sport school was represented by Bogdans Kozlovs, Matīss Ozoliņš-Pese, Marija Lauva, Sabīne Vaidere, Anna Azarova, Ketlina Arone, Anastasija Lomovska, Evelīna Poikāne, Marta Elizabete Hamitova, Laura Kristiāna Sprūde, Daniela Krušatina and Annete Skripka in U12, Didzis Vārna, Ričards Špaks, Kristians Lasmanis, Artjoms Splenders, Gustavs Pagrabs, Kristers Boks, Artjoms Poddubnijs, Gregors Lazdāns, Paula Kapleite and Kristiana Lagzdiņa in U14, Dāvis Rolis, Dāvids Špaks, Kārlis Vēberis, Francis Andersons, Evelīna Ķīvīte, Paula Jankova, Karolīna Skābe, Elizabete Deglava and Anastasija Rižkova in U16, as well as Renārs Grodskis, Valerijs Vorobjovs, Alise Vindiga, Veronika Jociene and Dana Gribeļska in U18.In U12 for boys Matīss Ozoliņš-Pese couln’t pass the 1st round, but Bogdans Kozlovs finished in 2nd round. At girls competition best result had Marija Lauva who finished against 1st seeded and tournament winner in the game for Semifinal.In U14 none of our girls or boys passed 1st round.In U16 for boys best result had Dāvis Rolis, who was seeded 2nd and got into the Final. With 6-4 6-3 Dāvis Rolis celebrated the victory in tournament. Meanwhile at U16 girls competition our Evelīna Ķīvīte in the game for Final lost with 6-4 5-7 4-6, but in the game for 3rd place with 7-5 3-6 6-4 Evelīna Ķīvīte finished with Bronze.In U18 for boys Renārs Grodskis got till the 2nd round, but Valerijs Vorobjovs finished already in 1st round. In girls competition our 1st seeded Alise Vindiga had an easy road till the final, where with 6-3 6-4 she celebrated the U18 Latvian Youth champion title.During the tournament took place Doubles competitions where our Ričards Špaks with Maksims Kazancevs (Biedrība Teniss Rīgā) finished 2nd in U14, meanwhile our Dāvis Rolis with Daniels Tens (ACB/VL Tenisa Skola) celebrated victory in U16. Our Evelīna Ķīvīte with Angelīna Bļinova (Denisa Pavlova TS) finished 3rd in U16, but our Valerijs Vorobjovs with Nikolajs Galkins (individual) won in U18, where our Dāvids Špaks with our Renārs Grodskis finished 3rd as well. But in U18 for girls our girls Alise Vindiga and Veronika Jociene finished 3rd.Pictures from: lts.lv and Liepaja Tennis sport school
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 10 and 11 in Riga took place two tournaments for the youngest tennis players. In the competition “Tennis Pro Academy AFY balvas izcīņa” first day competed U10 age group, but in the second day U8 and U9 age groups. In U9 competition our Viktorija Homutova finished 3rd.Liepaja Tennis sport school was represented by Paula Gurecka in U10, Loreta Šarlote Sprūde in U8, but Viktorija Homutova, Hanna Āboltiņa and Marina Poļikarpova in U9.
In U10 competing Paula Gurecka finished 9th, but in U8 playing Loreta Šarlote Sprūde – finished in split 24th.
In U9 from our girls the best result had Viktorija Homutova, who finished 1st in her subdivision and continued to compete for the victory in tournament. In Semifinal Viktorija unfortunately lost, but in the game for 3rd place Viktorija Homutova won and finished with a Bronze medal. Meanwhile Marina Poļikarpova finished 12th, but Hanna Āboliņa – 15th.
In beginning of August Patrīcija Špaka and Dāvids Špaks competed in international tournaments in Germany. Patrīcija Špaka celebrated victory in Doubles, when played together with representative from Italy.August 5-10 in German city Gladbeck took place ITF Juniors tournament “VAN DER VALK HOTEL GLADBECK Junior Cup powered by BABOLAT”, where Liepaja Tennis sport school was represented by Patrīcija Špaka. In Singles Patrīcija got till the Quarterfinal, where with 6-4 3-6 1-6 she lost to 1st seeded Amarissa Kiara Toth (Hungary). Meanwhile in Doubles Patrīcija Špaka played together with Arianna Zucchini (Italy) and managed to get till the Final, where with 6-2 4-6 [10-8] they celebrated victory over Julia Avdeeva (Russia) and Selin Lidya Sepken (Turkey). So our Patrīcija Špaka took the victory in international Doubles.
August 3-11 in German city Augsburg took place Tennis Europe tournament “Bavarian Junior Open 2019”, where Liepaja Tennis sport school was represented by Dāvids Špaks. In Singles Dāvids got till the 3rd Round, where for game for Quarterfinals with 0-6 4-6 he lost to 1st seeded Carlos Guerrero Alvarez (Spain).
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.
August 4 at Liepaja Tennis sport school tennis courts took place “Prince balvas izcīņa” (Prince Prix) for U10. At the competition competed 19 young tennis players from all around Latvia. Our girls took all the podium. Victory was celebrated by Anna Azarova.Liepaja Tennis sport school was represented by Orests Ronis, Damirs Livanskis, Timo Bertrams Tikums, Timurs Repins, Jeļizaveta Rižkova, Paula Gurecka, Alise Latiša, Anna Azarova, Karolīna Lāce and Loreta Zalima.At boys competition the best result had Damirs Livanskis, who finished 5th. Meanwhile at girls competition in Semifinal got girls only from Liepaja – Anna Azarova, Karolīna Lāce, Alise Latiša and Paula Gurecka. Victory was celebrated by Anna Azarova, in 2nd place finished Alise Latiša, but Karolīna Lāce came 3rd.Medalists:
1st place – Romans Kravcovs (Denisa Pavlova TS)
2nd place – Ņikita Iņutins (TK Enri)
3rd place – Raimonds Stabiņš (Mārupes TS)
1st place – Anna Azarova (Liepaja Tennis sport school)
2nd place – Alise Latiša (Liepaja Tennis sport school)
3rd place – Karolīna Lāce (Liepaja Tennis sport school)
July 27 and 28 in Ventspils took place “Ventspils Olimpiskā centra balvu izcīņa” (Ventspils Olympic center Prix) for U12. Our Anna Azarova took 2nd place, but Anastasija Lomovska finished 3rd.Liepaja Tennis sport school this time was represented only by girls. From Liepaja to Ventspils went Sabīne Vaidere, Ketlina Arone, Anna Azarova, Anastasija Lomovska, Laura Kristiana Sprūde and Daniela Krušatina.
From our girls best success had Laura Kristiana Sprūde, Anastasija Lomovska and Anna Azarova by getting into the Semifinals. Anastasija in Semifinal with 6-3 2-6 1-6 lost to Paula Bergmane (Tennis Pro Academy), but in Semifinal between Anna and Laura Kristiana, with 2-6 1-6 spot in Final granted Anna. In our girls game for 3rd place, win was taken by Anastasija Lomovska. But in the Final our Anna Azarova lost with 0-6 3-6 and finished 2nd.
July 24 and 25 in the Liepaja Tennis sport school tennis courts took place “Liepājas TSS un Prince balvas izcīņa” (Liepaja TSS and Prince Prix) for U14. Ričards Špaks took the victory, but Didzis Vārna finished with Bronze.Medalists at boys competition:
1st place – Ričards Špaks (Liepaja Tennis sport school)
2nd place – Edmunds Andersons (Ādaži TC)
3rd place – Didzis Vārna (Liepaja Tennis sport school)Medalists at girls competition:
1st place – Laura Spārniņa (TSS Open)
2nd place – Stefānija Bolēvica (ACB/VL tenisa skola)
3rd place – Viktorija Visočanska (Mārupes TS)
July 22 and 23 in the Liepaja Tennis sport school tennis courts took place “Liepājas TSS un Prince balvas izcīņa” (Liepaja TSS and Prince Prix) for U18. Victories were taken by Dāvids Špaks and Alise Vindiga, but Kārlis Vēberis and Veronika Jociene finished 2nd.Liepaja Tennis sport school at the home tournament was represented by Kārlis Vēberis, Ričards Špaks, Dāvids Špaks, Didzis Vārna, Francis Andersons, Kristians Lasmanis, Ralfs Rukmanis, Alise Vindiga, Evelīna Ķīvīte, Veronika Jociene, Karolīna Skābe, Elizabete Deglava, Anastasija Rižkova and Dana Gribeļska.At boys competition best success had Kārlis Vēberis and Dāvids Špaks by getting into the Semifinal. Kārlis and Dāvids both won their opponents and had a Liepaja Final. With an easy 6-0 6-0 victory was celebrated by Dāvids Špaks, so Kārlis Vēberis finished 2nd.At girls competition from our girls place in Semifinal granted Alise Vindiga and Veronika Jociene. As well as in boys competition, both girls won their opponents and had an Liepaja Final too. With 6-4 6-0 victory was celebrated by Alise Vindiga, so Veronika Jociene finished 2nd.
July 20-21 Liepaja Tennis sport school young tennis players participated in tournament “Ventspils balvas izcīņa” (Ventspils Prix) for U8 and U9 age groups. In U8 Emīlija Brūdere took the victory, but Darja Korčevska finished 3rd. In U9 Viktorija Homutova took the victory.Liepaja Tennis sport school was represented by Markuss Gūža, Ance Skripka, Loreta Šarlote Sprūde, Madara Jaunzeme, Gabriela Putra, Darja Korčevska, Emīlija Brūdere, Dārta Kirša, Marta Kadeģe, Maija Jablonska and Aleksandra Skiba in U8, meanwhile Leonards Ozoliņš, Olivers Arons, Hanna Āboltiņa, Viktorija Homutova, Beatrise Varkale and Keitija Petrovica in U9.In U8 boys competition Markuss Gūža finished 6th, but at girls competition best success had Darja Korčevska and Emīlija Brūdere, who both won in their subdivisions and continued to compete for the overall victory. In Semifinal Darja and Emīlija had to go head to head and with 11-9 spot in Final took Emīlija. Darja Korčevska in the game for 3rd place won and took the Bronze, meanwhile Emīlija Brūdere in Final had an 11-4 win and took the Gold. Rest of the girls from Liepaja at U8 finished in following places Madara Jaunzeme – 6th, Ance Skripka and Maija Jablonska – split 7th, Dārta Kirša – 14th, Loreta Šarlote Sprūde and Gabriela Putra – split 15th, Aleksandra Skiba – 18th and Marta Kadeģe – 19th.In U9 boys competition best result had Leonards Ozoliņš who finished 5th, but Olivers Arons finished 10th. Meanwhile at girls competition Viktorija Homutova finished 2nd in her subdivision, which gave her the possibility to still compete for overall victory. In Semifinal Viktorija with 11-5 win granted her place in Final, where with 11-9 she celebrated victroy and so Viktorija Homutova took the Gold. Rest of our girls at U9 finished in following places – Beatrise Varkale – 8th, Keitija Petrovica – 10th and Hanna Āboltiņa – split 11th.