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3 May

The Davis Cup takes place in Liepaja for the first time: Latvia loses to the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire

May 3 to 5, 2002, the first Davis Cup games took place on the courts of Liepāja Tennis sport school. Unfortunately, the Latvian national team with 1-4 recognizes the dominance of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire.

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1 Jan

“Zelta Wilson” (Golden Wilson) takes place in Liepaja for the first time

The international season opening tournament “Zelta Wilson” (Golden Wilson) has been taking place since 1998 and is one of the most popular tournaments in Latvia. Every year, about 200 participants from Latvia and abroad in all age groups participate in this tournament.

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1 Jan

The first “Tennis Europe” tournament in the Baltics for the U14 age group is organized in Liepaja

During the summer season, many popular tournaments take place in Liepaja, where both Latvian and foreign tennis players take part. Since 1996, as the first in the Baltics, the Tennis Europe tournament for the U14 age group has been organized in Liepaja. For several years, the tournament has been in the 2nd European category.

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1 Jan

Liepaja tennis players are coming to USA universities

13 of our former students have studied or still studies at USA universities and playes tennis in their teams. Including Andžela Žguna and Andrejs Koļesins, Rebeka Margareta Mertena, who were one of the most talented former students of Liepaja Tennis sport school. Andžela Žguna was the first Liepaja tennis player who managed to get in […]

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1 Jan

In 1990, Liepāja Tennis sport school was founded

Until 1990, the tennis department was one of the components of the Liepāja complex sports school, but in 1990 the Liepāja Tennis sport school was established, the director of which became Imants Andersons.

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1 Jan

Olga Makarčuka from Liepāja wins the title of Latvian champion

Next Latvian Champion title won by representative from Liepaja was in 1989, when Olga Makarčuka celebrated triumph. In addition to success in Singles, medals were won in Latvian championships in Doubles and mixed Doubles. (Photo from newspaper “Pionieris” 18.09.1987.)

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1 Jan

In the second half of the eighties, Liepaja tennis players competed in various tournaments around former USSR

Liepaja tennis is represented by M.Švarcs, E.Ernestone, O.Makarčuka, A.Žguna, D.Mežniece, J.Jakovļeva, D.Andersone, A.Koļesins, E.Grodskis, E.Lazdāns, V.Fiļipovs, G.Rolis, M.Kronbergs and others

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1 Jan

Liepaja tennis in the 1983 season finally returns to finished courts in Jurmala Park

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1 Jan

Līga Medne from Liepāja becomes the Latvian champion

Even despite the fact that Liepaja residents did not have a suitable place for tennis training, Līga Medne became the Latvian champion in 1980 and 1981. (Photo from Newspaper “Komunists” 31.12.1980.)

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1 Jan

In December 1975, a decision was made to reconstruct the Liepāja tennis courts. It was launched in the spring of 1976, which lasted an unforgivably long period of time

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