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20th SMRIKVA BOWL 2015 - one of the most particular under 10 tennis tournaments in the World will be played between (20th) 22nd - 27th of june 2015 in Smrikve... "seeds of the Legends of tomorrow story"...

19th SMRIKVA BOWL 2014 BOYS and GIRLS FINALS ARE ON SMRIKVA BOWL YOU TUBE CHANNEL


20th SMRIKVA BOWL 2015 TOURNAMENT PRESENTATION:

20^th^ SMRIKVA BOWL 2015 Presentation (pdf ~1.5 MB)


TOP PLAYERS FROM 42 COUNTRIES PRESENTED THEIR CANDIDACIES FOR THE 20th SMRIKVA BOWL 2015 IN TIME and the right to bring forward the deadline date was executed for the second time in the Smrikva Bowl history. TOP candidates who presented their complete candidacies by the deadline date exceeded by far the number of total places available…

THERE IS NO POSSIBILITY TO TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION ANY LATE CANDIDACYTHE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THE 20th SMRIKVA BOWL 2015 IS CLOSED


To learn more about ISTRIA – the region where Smrikva Bowl is played please visit:

Istria from SmrikveCULTURAL E-BOOK Istria from Smrikve aims to provide Smrikva Bowl players and their families with useful information about the places that should be visited in the Istria region. Here you will find information about: architecture, history, people, music, museums, major cultural events, cuisine, top restaurants and the best olive oil and wine producers.

For your stay in Smrikve please check availability at Villa Smrikve

and Villa SMRIKVE LOUNGE

ISTRIA is a rising World cultural destination worth visiting in every season…


19th Smrikva Bowl 2014 Draws and Results, Press Release, Historical Smrikva Bowl Draws and Results, and Photo Gallery

19th Smrikva Bowl 2014 Photo Gallery

19th Smrikva Bowl 2014 Draws and Results

19th Smrikva Bowl 2014 Press Release

Historical Smrikva Bowl Draws and Results (1996-2014)

Historical Smrikva Bowl Photo Gallery (1996-2014)

News

24/05/15

Eight Smrikva Bowl players in the Main Draws of ROLAND GARROS 2015: Dominic THIEM, Borna CORIC, Marin DRAGANJA, Donna VEKIC, Ajla TOMLJANOVIC, Belinda BENCIC, Ana KONJUH and Petra MARTIC... and two in the qualifications: Laslo DJERE and Tereza MRDEZA

Over the last years there were traditionally over 10 former Smrikva Bowl players at the beginning of the Junior Grand Slam Draws…

In 2013… out of eight possible first places former Smrikva Bowl players collected six first places: Ana Konjuh (Junior Australian Open and Junior US Open), Belinda Bencic (Junior Roland Garros and Junior Wimbledon), Gianluigi Quinzi (Junior Wimbledon) and Borna Coric (Junior US Open)…

… and this time… there are eight former Smrikva Bowl players in the Main Draws of a Grand Slam… ROLAND GARROS: Dominic THIEM, Borna CORIC, Marin DRAGANJA, Ajla TOMLJANOVIC, Donna VEKIC, Belinda BENCIC and Petra MARTIC (qualified)… and two in the qualifications: Laslo DJERE and Tereza MRDEZA

The following are the results obtained:

Borna CORIC, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005 player, currently ranked #46 ATP, at ROLAND GARROS 2015:

Main Draw:
1st round: Borna Coric – V.Estrella Burgos (Do) 7:6,6:3,0:6,6:3
2nd round: Borna Coric – Tommy Robredo (Esp)

Players ranking:
Victor Estrella Burgos (Do) – #49 ATP
Tommy Robredo (Esp) – #19 ATP

Dominic THIEM, 8th Smrikva Bowl 2003 winner, currently ranked #31 ATP, at ROLAND GARROS 2015:

Main Draw:
1st round: Dominic Thiem – Aljaz Bedene (UK) 6:3,6:4,6:7,6:3
2nd round: Dominic Thiem – Pablo Cuevas (URG)

Players ranking:
Aljaz Bedene (UK) – #77 ATP
Pablo Cuevas (URG) – #23 ATP

Marin DRAGANJA, 6th Smrikva Bowl 2001 winner, currently ranked #29 ATP doubles, at ROLAND GARROS 2015:

QUALIFICATION DRAW

Laslo DJERE, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005 runner up, currently ranked #247 ATP, at ROLAND GARROS 2015:

Qualification Draw:
1st round: Laslo Djere – Nikoloz Basilashvili (Geo) 4:6,4:6

Players ranking:
Nikoloz Basilashvili (Geo) – #135 ATP


Ana KONJUH, 12th Smrikva Bowl 2007 runner up, currently ranked #93 WTA, at ROLAND GARROS 2015:

Main Draw:
1st round: Ana Konjuh – Margarita Gasparyan (Rus) 6:1,6:4
2nd round: Ana Konjuh – Irina Begu (Rom)

Players ranking:
Margarita Gasparyan (Rus) – #117 WTA
Irina-Camelia Begu (Rom) – #30 WTA

Belinda BENCIC, 11th Smrikva Bowl 2006 player, currently ranked #35 WTA, at ROLAND GARROS 2015:

Main Draw:
1st round: Belinda Bencic – Daniela Hantuchova (Svk)

Players ranking:
Daniela Hantuchova (Svk) – #59 WTA

Donna VEKIC, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005 player, currently ranked #165 WTA, at ROLAND GARROS 2015:

Main Draw:
1st round: Donna Vekic – Caroline Garcia (Fra) 3:6,6:3,6:2
2nd round: Donna Vekic – Bojana Jovanovski (Srb)

Players ranking:
Caroline Garcia (Fra) – #31 WTA
Bojana Jovanovski (Srb) – #60 WTA

Ajla TOMLJANOVIC, 8th Smrikva Bowl 2003 semifinalist, currently ranked #63 WTA, at ROLAND GARROS 2015:

Main Draw:
1st round: Ajla Tomljanovic – Casey Dellacqua (Aus) 6:2,6:2
1st round: Ajla Tomljanovic – Angelique Kerber (Ger)

Players ranking:
Casey Dellacqua (Aus) – #44 WTA
Angelique Kerber (Ger) – #11 WTA

QUALIFICATION DRAW

Petra MARTIC, 6th Smrikva Bowl 2001 winner, currently ranked #158 WTA, at ROLAND GARROS 2015:

Main Draw:
1st round: Petra Martic – Garbine Muguruza (Esp) 2:6, 5:7

Qualification Draw:
1st round: Petra Martic – Marina Melnikova (Rus) 6:3,6:7,6:3
2nd round: Petra Martic – Yung-Jan Chan 6:4,6:2
3rd round: Petra Martic – Tereza Mrdeza (Cro) 5:7,6:2,6:2

Players ranking:
Garbine Muguruza (Esp) – #21 WTA

Tereza Mrdeza (Cro) – # 185 WTA
Yung-Jan Chan – #220 WTA
Marina Melnikova (Rus) – #171 WTA

Tereza MRDEZA, 5th Smrikva Bowl 2000 winner, currently ranked #185 WTA, at ROLAND GARROS 2015:

Qualification Draw:
1st round: Tereza Mrdeza – Kimiko Date-Krumm (Jpn) 6:4,6:3
2nd round: Tereza Mrdeza – Ons Jabeur (Tun) 6:3,2:6,9:7
3rd round: Tereza Mrdeza – Petra Martic (Cro) 7:5,2:6,2:6

Players ranking:
Kimiko Date-Krumm (Jpn) – # 151 WTA
Ons Jabeur (Tun) – #128 WTA
Petra Martic (Cro) – #158 WTA

Please visit www.smrikve.com to learn more about Smrikve, Istria from Smrikve, Smrikva Bowl, one of the most important under 10 tennis tournaments in the World, and Villa Smrikve, SMRIKVE LOUNGE, Villa TASTE, for your accommodation with swimming pool in Stinjan (Pula – Pola) if you decide to spent your holiday in Istria, Croatia.


22/05/15

Dominic THIEM, 8th Smrikva Bowl 2003 winner, is in the winner at Tennis Nice Open 2015 ATP 250 series... while Borna CORIC, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005 player, reached the semifinals

Dominic THIEM, 8th Smrikva Bowl 2003 winner, today become the first former Smrikva Bowl player to win an ATP tournament… and the following are the results obtained by Dominic THIEM and Borna CORIC in Nice (France) this week:

Dominic THIEM, 8th Smrikva Bowl 2003 winner, currently ranked #42 ATP, at Tennis Nice Open 2015:

Main Draw:

1st round: Dominic Thiem – V.ESTRELLA BURGOS (Dom) 7:6,6:2
2nd round: Dominic Thiem – Nick KYRGIOS (Aus) 4:3 ret.
Quarterfinals: Dominic Thiem – Ernests GULBIS (Lat) 6:2, 6:4
Semifinals: Dominic Thiem – John ISNER (Usa) 7:6, 6:3
Finals: Dominic Thiem – Leonardo MAYER (Arg) 6:7,7:5,7:6

Players ranking:
Victor ESTRELLA BURGOS (Dom) – #46 ATP
Nick KYRGIOS (Aus) – #30 ATP
Ernests GULBIS (Lat) – #25 ATP
John ISNER (Usa) – #17 ATP
Leonardo MAYER (Arg) – #24 ATP

Borna CORIC, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005 player, currently ranked #53 ATP, at at Tennis Nice Open 2015:

Main Draw:
1st round: Borna Coric – Sam GROTH (Aus) 7:5, 6:3
2nd round: Borna Coric – Gianni MINA (Fra) 7:6, 6:3
Quarterfinals: Borna Coric – James DUCKWORTH (Usa) 6:3,7:6
Semifinals: Borna Coric – Leonardo MAYER (Arg) 4:6, 3:6

Players ranking:
Sam GROTH (Aus) – #73 ATP
Gianni MINA (Fra) – #269 ATP
James DUCKWORTH (Usa) – #88 ATP
Leonardo MAYER (Arg) – #24 ATP

Please visit www.smrikve.com to learn more about Smrikve, Istria from Smrikve, Smrikva Bowl, one of the most important under 10 tennis tournaments in the World, and Villa Smrikve, SMRIKVE LOUNGE, Villa TASTE, for your accommodation with swimming pool in Stinjan (Pula – Pola) if you decide to spent your holiday in Istria, Croatia.


21/05/15

Patrick BRADY, 19th Smrikva Bowl 2014 winner, is visiting Smrikve again this year with his brother Conor :)

It is the second time during this year that I have pleasure to see Patrick…

… and his little brother Conor…

… both brothers are to me racket tennis artists… and I was pleased to exchange few balls with them on the courts :)…

… and also funny doubles were played in the evening ;)…

… there will be more opportunities to play again this week…

Please visit www.smrikve.com to learn more about Smrikve, Istria from Smrikve, Smrikva Bowl, one of the most important under 10 tennis tournaments in the World, and Villa Smrikve and SMRIKVE LOUNGE, for your accommodation with swimming pool in Stinjan (Pula – Pola) if you decide to spent your holiday in Istria, Croatia.


18/05/15

Two new Smrikve videos: Villa SMRIKVE and Villa SMRIKVE LOUNGE... and the dates for the 2nd Smrikva Bowl Tennis Talents Family Week (SBTTFW) 2016 are set...

Dear Smrikve friends,

I am pleased to share just few spring videos from Smrikve before the summer holidays start for the majority of children around the World :)…

You will find some updates we made recently… even if you visited Smrikve last summer I invite you to discover on videos the news ;)…

Villa SMRIKVE

Villa SMRIKVE LOUNGE

If you or your friends are planning to visit Croatia – Istria feel free to share the videos with friends…

In abouth a month time the 20th Smrikva Bowl 2015 edition will gather in Smrikve over 100 super tennis talents with their families from over 40 countries and all the continents…

… and just a month ago the 1st Smrikva Bowl Tennis Talents Family Week (SBTTFW) 2015 with Luca Appino was held in Smrikve… an extraordinary learning experience for 8 Smrikva Bowl kids and families… talking six different languages… being from six countries and two continents… sharing common passion ;)…

2nd SBTTFW 2016 is scheduled for 16th of April till 23rd of April 2016 and will be reserved again for a maximum of 8 Smrikva Bowl kids and families… If you would like to attend the second edition please feel free to send me a note and I will include you on the SBTTFW candidacy list.

I am looking forward to meet with some of you on Smrikve tennis courts this summer…

Kind regards,

Mio


17/05/15

Andrej won the 3rd Smrikva Kids 2015 Spring Main Draw Tournament... and Jakov the Consolation Draw...

Yesterday we organized 3rd Smrikva Kids 2015 tournament for the Club members…

Leki, Andrej, Marko, Ive, Tara, Nina, Stefo, Antonio, Helena, Deni, Jakov, Petar and Filip had the opportunity to enjoy all day tennis and measure their progress…

… and Nina was fighting all day long with desire to get the trophy…

The Round Robin was played till pizza launch time… and new friendships were made :)

After launch time… the Main and Consolation Draws were made and the luck wanted that Leki and Andrej play

First Smrikva Kids Leki won over Andrej… second Smrikva Kids Andrej won over Leki… and this time, on the 3rd Smrikva Kids 2015, they happen to play in the quarterfinals and Andrej was better…

… and in the Consolation Draw final… Nina was playing with Jakov… and uncertainty lasted till the last ball.. and this time Jakov’s got the trophy…

In the Main Draw final… Andrej was playing with Antonio this time… and Andrej played with momentum the whole match… and won the 3rd Smrikva Kids Main Draw :)

In autumn we continue ;)…

… it was a nice Sunday in Smrikve :)…

Please visit www.smrikve.com to learn more about Smrikve, Istria from Smrikve, Smrikva Bowl, one of the most important under 10 tennis tournaments in the World, and Villa Smrikve and SMRIKVE LOUNGE, for your accommodation with swimming pool in Stinjan (Pula – Pola) if you decide to spent your holiday in Istria, Croatia.

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