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1 Jul

Former Liepaja tennis player Irina Ševčenko-Gudele regularly won medals at USSR championships in the 1970s

In the period from 1974 to 1984, she became the Latvian champion in singles 7 times, in doubles 4 times and in mixed doubles 5 times.

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1 Jul

Edgars Ernestsons starts working as a tennis coach in Liepaja

Edgars Ernestsons moved from Auce to Liepājā and began to coach table tennis. In 1962 Ernestsons focused to be tennis coach. In his long career, he prepared several players who succeeded in various competitions. Among them is best Latvian tennis player – Anastasija Sevastova. One of Ernestsons findings: The importance of talent is small, success […]

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1 Jan

Tennis in Liepaja was reborn in 1954

The revival of Liepāja tennis can be considered 1954, when tennis coach Nikolajs Puhovs came to Liepāja from Auce. On his initiative, tennis courts in Jurmala park and Basiena street were renovated.

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15 Mar

Tennis in Liepaja gained special popularity in the 1930s

In the 1930s, tennis courts were located in four districts of the city – between the cycle track and stadium “Olimpija” – 3 courts, in Dzintaru street was located German tennis club, in Naval port (Karosta) was an army sports club, which included tennis club. The most popular tennis courts were located in Jūrmalas parks […]

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1 Jan

In 1926, active Liepaja tennis players with the support of the German brothers Lasmanis establishes Liepaja Tennis Club

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1 Jan

Liepaja tennis courts in 1917

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1 Jan

Newspapers in St. Petersburg, the capital of the Tsarist Russia, report that in 1906 in Liepaja people began to play tennis

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