Archive

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.)

READ MORE

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

READ MORE

1 Jan

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

READ MORE

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.)

READ MORE

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

READ MORE

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.

READ MORE

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 […]

READ MORE

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.

READ MORE

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 […]

READ MORE

1 Jan

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

READ MORE