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.
August 26 – 30 in the Liepaja Tennis sport school tennis courts will take place Tennis competition “Liepaja International Tournament U12”, with participants from all around the world.At the moment the intent to compete has shown 109 young tennis players from Estonia, Turkey, Belarus, Lithuania, Russia, Georgia, France, Germany, Ukraine, Thailand, Norway and of course Latvia. In the tournament will compete 92 tennis players decided by their ranking.
Everyone is welcome to support young tennis players in the tennis courts in Jūrmalas parks. Entrance is for free.
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.
September 2 to 6 at the Liepaja Tennis sport school tennis courts will take place ITF Juniors tournament “Prince Cup Liepaja 2019” for U18 with participants from all over the world.At the moment the possible 96 participants will represent following countries – Portugal, Belarus, Poland, Russia, Israel, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Croatia, Finland, Lithuania, Germany, Ukraine, Serbia, Great Britain, Belgium, Estonia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Denmark, Spain, Norway and of course Latvia.
Everyone is welcome to support the young tennis players at the tennis courts in the Jurmalas parks. Entrance for free.
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.
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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)
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.