About the Tournament

  • The Tournament has been organised since 1988.
  • The Tournament takes place each year in collaboration with Tennis Europe and International Tennis Federation Junior Department.
  • Since 2004 it has been included in the calendar of ITF Junior Circuit for age group U 18 with Grade 4;
  • At the moment Tournament  in TE has the 2nd Category for U 14 and U 16 age groups and 3 category for age group U 12;

Some historical Facts:

  • The Tournament is taking place in Riga city district Mezaparks, at the tennis courts of SIA „Rigas Satiksme”, where 11 matches simultaneously may take place on the clay Corts.
  • The Tournament is running for one week (7 days), during which the Juniors – girls and boys – U12; U14; U16 and starting from year 2010 as well U18, singles and doubles are taking place. Different leisure time activities are also envisaged.
  • In 2005, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2017  the Tournament Riga Open got award of the Association of the Tennis of Latvia as the „Tournament of the Year”.
  • In 2012 Tennis Europe has nominated our tournament as the best in Junior category.
  • In 2010  Tennis Europe has nominated our tournament as second best in Junior category.
  • In year 2017 we celebrated 20-th anniversary

Some interesting Facts about Riga Open 2010/2011/2012/2013/2014/2015/2016/2017:

  • Countries presented:23 in 2016
  • Matches played in 2016 – 534
  • Players 324/381/377/393/391/387/413
  • Sets played 962/1124 /1099/1142/962/1179/1096
  • Totally Games played 7869/9166/ 9420/7869/9843/9220
  • Longest Match3 hr 45 min/3 hr 55 min/3 hr 55 min/ 3hr 20 min/ 3hr 45 min/ 5 hrs
  • Record of one Day  matches:97/101 /116 /120 /120/130