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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


18th – 25th of April: 1st SMRIKVA BOWL FAMILY WEEK with Luca APPINOTENNIS TALENTS Founder – credited for signing contracts with players such as Rafael Nadal, Andy Roddick, Kim Clijsters… an inspiring week suitable for eight former Smrikva Bowl players. To present your candidacy please contact: miodrag_bozovic@yahoo.it


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE 20th SMRIKVA BOWL 2015:

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

The application form – included in the above presentation – must be completed in full with Capital Letter’s and be sent by fax to Smrikve at Fax Number or e-mail (in PDF or jpg format) indicated in the presentation. It is important to complete all the information requested in the forms and to provide all the other relevant information.

The number of players is limited to 96 in total (48 boys + 48 girls) => there are few places available per country. Top players from each country will be preferred.

20th Smrikva Bowl 2015 is reserved for the players born in 2005 ONLY.

Deadline for applications: 30th March 2015 (we reserve the right to bring forward this deadline date if the number of applications received from qualifying TOP players exceed the total number of 48+48 players we can invite)

Each player will receive by e – mail confirmation that the application form has been received…

Invited players and players from outside Europe ranked #1 in their country may receive confirmation of their acceptance before the deadline date. Other players will receive confirmation as to whether or not their application has been successful no later then 8th April 2015.

For any additional questions you may have regarding the Smrikva Bowl or your application, after reading with attention the presentation, please address those to: miodrag_bozovic@yahoo.it


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.

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)

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26/01/15

19 Smrikva Bowl players in the Main Draws of the 33rd Les Petit As 2015 edition... in the quarterfinals are: Nicolas ALVAREZ VARONA, Himari SATO, Olga DANILOVIC, Helene PELLICANO

Les Petits As is unofficial under 14 World Championship traditionally played in Tarbes in France.

… and out of 128 players in both girls and boys Main Draws I recognized in total 19 former Smrikva Bowl players (8 girls and 11 boys)


BOYS

Nicolas Alvarez Varona (Esp) – 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011 quarterfinalist
1st round: N.Alvarez Varona – Pierre DELAGE (Fra) 6:7,6:3,7:6
2nd round: N.Alvarez Varona – Marco FURLANETTO (Ita) 6:1,6:4
3rd round: N.Alvarez Varona – Filip Cristian JIANU (Rou) 7:6, 6:1
Quarterfinals: N. Alvarez Varona – Govind NANDA (Usa)

Mihailo Popovic (Srb) – 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011 runner up
1st round: Mihailo Popovic – Daiki YOSHIMURA (Jap) 2:6,6:2,6:3
2nd round: Mihailo Popovic – Loris POURROY (Fra) 6:4, 6:2
3rd round: Mihailo Popovic – Chun Hsin TSENG (Tpe) 3:6,3:6

Cezar Cretu (Rou) – 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011
1st round: Cezar Cretu – Ismail SAADI (Mar) 6:1, 6:4
2nd round: Cezar Cretu – Jack DRAPER (Gbr) 2:6,3:6

Marco Furlanetto (Ita) – 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011 player
1st round: Marco Furlanetto – Dawid TACZALA (Pol) 7:5,6:3
2nd round: Marco Furlanetto – N.Alvarez VARONA (Esp) 1:6,4:6

Roko Horvat (Cro) – 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011
1st round: Roko Horvat – Roi GINAT (Isr) 7:6,4:6,3:6

Peetu Pohjola (Fin) – 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011
1st round: Peetu Pohjola – Jacob FEARNLEY (Gbr) 3:6,4:6

Sebastian Gima (Rou) – 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012 runner up
1st round: Sebastian Gima – Hugo MAIA (Por) 2:6,3:6

Viktor Jovic (Srb) – 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012 semifinalist
1st round: Viktor Jovic – Taiyo HIRANO (Jap) 6:7,0:6

Borna Devald (Cro) – 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012 quarterfinalist
1st round: Borna Devald – Jack DRAPER (Gbr) 5:7,2:6

Duje Ajdukovic (Cro) – 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011 winner
1st round: Duje Ajdukovic – Liam DRAXL (Can) 4:6,4:6

Lorenzo Musetti (Ita) – 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012 quarterfinalist
1st round: Lorenzo Musetti – Cannon KINGSLEY (USA) 3:6,2:6


GIRLS

Himari Sato (JPN) – 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012 winner
1st round: Himari Sato – Elisabetta COCCIARETTO (Ita) 7:5,4:6,6:3
2nd round: Himari Sato – Manon LEONARD (Fra) 7:6,6:2
3rd round: Himari Sato – Azradeniz COMLEK (Tur)
Quarterfinals: Himari Sato – Kamilla RAKHIMOVA (Rus)

Olga Danilovic (SRB) – 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011 winner
1st round: O.Danilovic – Mylene HALEMAI (Fra) 6:4,6:1
2nd round: O.Danilovic – Evgeniya BURDINA (Rus) 6:0, 6:2
3rd round: O.Danilovic – Federica ROSSI (Ita) 6:3, 6:4
Quarterfinals: O. Danilovic – Amanda ANISIMOVA (USA)

Helene Pellicano (MLT) – 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012
1st round: Helene Pellicano – Kamilla BARTONE (Lat) 6:1,6:1
2nd round: H.Pellicano – Loudmilla BENCHEIKH (Fra) 3:6,7:6,6:4
3rd round: Helene Pellicano – Andreea VELCEA (Rou) 0:6,7:6,6:2
Quarterfinals: Helene Pellicano – Iga SWIATEK (Pol)

Iva Zelic (Cro) – 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011 quarterfinalist
1st round: Iva Zelic – Lara BITER (Tur) 6:4, 6:1
1st round: Iva Zelic – Andreea VELCEA (Rou) 4:6,5:7

Oana Smaranda Corneanu (Rou) – 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011
1st round: O. S. Corneanu – Adrienn NAGY (Hun) 5:7, 6:4, 6:3
2nd round: O. S. Corneanu – Azradeniz COMLEK (Tur) 5:7,5:7

Paula Joukanen (Fin) – 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011
1st round: Paula Joukanen – Iga SWIATEK (Pol) 1:6,0:6

Alexandra Vecic (Ger) – 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011
1st round: Alexandra Vecic – Anna LAGUZA (Ukr) 1:6,6:7

Andjela Skrobonja (Srb) – 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011
1st round: Andjela Skrobonja – E. ADESHINA (Gbr) 6:3,0:6,2:6

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, for your accommodation with swimming pool in Stinjan (Pula – Pola) if you decide to spent your holiday in Istria, Croatia.


23/01/15

11 Smrikva Bowl players were in the Main Draws of the Junior AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2015... Katie Swan, 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009 winner, is in the finals

The Junior AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2015 had 11 Smrikva Bowl players in the Main Draws out of 128: 6 girls and 5 boys…

GIRLS:

Katie SWAN (GBR) – 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009 winner
1st round: Katie Swan – Jade Lewis (NZL) 6:2, 6:2
2nd round: Katie Swan – Jessica Ho (USA) 6:2,6:0
3rd round: Katie Swan – Shilin Xu (CHN) 6:2,6:2
Quarterfinals: Katie Swan – Raveena Kingsley (USA) 6:4,6:3
Semifinals: Katie Swan – Dalma Galfi (HUN) 0:6,7:6,7:5
Finals: Katie Swan – Tereza Mihalikova (SVK)

Viktoria KUZMOVA (SVK) – 13th Smrikva Bowl 2008 semifinalist
1st round: Viktoria Kuzmova – Emilie Francati (DEN) 4:6,6:4,6:2
2nd round: Viktoria Kuzmova – Naiktha Bains (AUS) 6:0,3:6,6:1
3rd round: Viktoria Kuzmova – Raveena Kingsley (USA) 4:6,1:6

Nina POTOCNIK (SLO) – 12th Smrikva Bowl 2007 semifinalist
1st round: Nina Potocnik – Miriam Kolodziejova (CZE) 1:6,3:6

Maia LUMSDEN (GBR) – 13th Smrikva Bowl 2008 runner up
1st round: Maia Lumsden – Kimberly Birrell (AUS) 3:6,3:6

Olga FRIDMAN (UKR) – 13th Smrikva Bowl 2008 player
1st round: Olga Fridman – Katharina Hobgarski (GER) 6:1,4:6,4:6

Seone MENDEZ (AUS) – 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009
1st round: Seone Mendez – Greet Minnen (BEL) 6:7,6:7


BOYS:

William BLUMBERG (USA) – “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl 2008
1st round: William Blumberg – William Matheson (NZL) 1:6,1:6
2nd round: William Blumberg – Tim Van Rijthoven (NED) 6:4,3:6,:4,6

Miomir KECMANOVIC (SRB) – 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009 quarterfinalist
1st round: Miomir Kecmanovic – Brian Tran (AUS) 6:3, 6:3
2nd round: Miomir Kecmanovic – Bogdan Bobrov (RUS) 5:7,5:7

Alex DE MINAUR (AUS) – 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009
1st round: Alex de Minaur – Seong-chan Hong (KOR) 5:7,7:5,6:8

Lloyd George HARRIS (RSA) – 12th Smrikva Bowl 2007
1st round: Lloyd Harris – Yunseong Chung (KOR) 3:6,3:6

Alexei POPYRIN (AUS) – 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009 CD winner
1st round: Alexei Popyrin – Y.Watanuki (JPN) 7:6,1:6,0:5 ret.

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, for your accommodation with swimming pool in Stinjan (Pula – Pola) if you decide to spent your holiday in Istria, Croatia.


17/01/15

Eight Smrikva Bowl players in the Main Draws of AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2015: Dominic THIEM, Borna CORIC, Marin DRAGANJA, Donna VEKIC, Ajla TOMLJANOVIC, Belinda BENCIC, Ana KONJUH and Petra MARTIC...

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 were seven former Smrikva Bowl players in the Main Draws of a Grand Slam… Australian OPEN: Dominic THIEM, Borna CORIC, Marin DRAGANJA, Ajla TOMLJANOVIC, Donna VEKIC, Belinda BENCIC and Petra MARTIC (qualified)…

The following are the results obtained:

Dominic THIEM, 8th Smrikva Bowl 2003 winner, currently ranked #37 ATP, at AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2015:

Main Draw:
1st round: Dominic Thiem – Roberto Bautista Agut (Esp)

Players ranking:
Roberto Bautista Agut (Esp) – #15 ATP

Borna CORIC, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005 player, currently ranked #90 ATP, at AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2015:

Main Draw:
1st round: Borna Coric – Jeremy Chardy (Fra) 6:3,4:6,5:7,4:6

Players ranking:
Jeremy Chardy (Fra) – #31 ATP

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


Ajla TOMLJANOVIC, 8th Smrikva Bowl 2003 semifinalist, currently ranked #64 WTA, at AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2015:

Main Draw:
1st round: Ajla Tomljanovic – Shelby Rogers (USA) 4:6,6:4,6:0
2nd round: Ajla Tomljanovic – Varvara Lepchenko (Rus) 1:6,6:7

Players ranking:
Shelby Rogers (USA) – #75 WTA
Varvara Lepchenko (Rus) – #30 WTA

Donna VEKIC, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005 player, currently ranked #86 WTA, at AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2015:

Main Draw:
1st round: Donna Vekic – Mona Barthel (GER) 6:3,4:6,2:6

Players ranking:
Mona Barthel (GER) – #40 WTA

Belinda BENCIC, 11th Smrikva Bowl 2006 player, currently ranked #32 WTA, at AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2015:

Main Draw:
1st round: Belinda Bencic – Julia Goerges (GER) 2:6,1:6

Players ranking:
Julia Goerges (GER) – #71 WTA

Ana KONJUH, 12th Smrikva Bowl 2007 runner up, currently ranked #94 WTA, at AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2015:

Main Draw:
1st round: Ana Konjuh – Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) 4:6,4:6

Players ranking:
Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) – #46 WTA

QUALIFICATION DRAW

Petra MARTIC, 6th Smrikva Bowl 2001 winner, currently ranked #183 WTA, at AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2015:

Main Draw:
1st round: Petra Martic – Maria Sharapova (RUS) 4:6,1:6

Qualification Draw:
1st round: Petra Martic – Ana Bogdan (ROU) 6:2, 6:3
2nd round: Petra Martic – Elizaveta Kulichkova (RUS) 7:5,6:3
3rd round: Petra Martic – Fangzhou Liu (CHN) 5:7,6:4,6:4

Players ranking:
Maria Sharapova (RUS) – #2 WTA

Ana Bogdan (ROU) – # 208 WTA
Elizaveta Kulichkova (RUS) – #159 WTA
Fangzhou Liu (CHN) – #191 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.


12/01/15

Top Smrikva Bowl and "Little Mo"/Smrikva Bowl players on ATP, WTA, ITF and European under 14 and 16 ranking lists (update December 2015)

Former top Smrikva Bowl players that reached certain results on the professional ranking list are mentioned below and the top Smrikva Bowl players ranking…

TOP 100 WTA Smrikva Bowl Players Club with their best historical ranking:
Belinda BENCIC – 2006 player – #32 WTA (Nov 2014)
Petra MARTIC – 2001 winner – #42 WTA (Jun 2012)
Ajla TOMLJANOVIC – 2003 semif.- # 51 WTA (Jun 2014)
Donna VEKIC – 2003-2005 player – #62 WTA (Jul 2013)
Ana KONJUH – 2007 runner up – #84 WTA (Nov 2014)
Ivana LISJAK – 1997 winner – #95 WTA (Jun 2006)

TOP 100 ATP Smrikva Bowl Players Club with their best historical ranking:

Dominic THIEM – 2003 winner – #36 ATP (Aug 2014)
Borna CORIC – 2005 player – #89 ATP (Nov 2014)

Marin DRAGANJA – 2001 winner – #25 ATP doubles (Nov 2014)

As of 13th of January 2015 the ranking summary of the very TOP former Smrikva Bowl boys and girls is the following:

• 25 players TOP 700 WTA
Belinda BENCIC – 2006 player – #32 WTA
Ajla TOMLJANOVIC – 2003 semif.- # 64 WTA
Donna VEKIC – 2003-2005 player – #86 WTA
Ana KONJUH – 2007 runner up – #94 WTA
Petra MARTIC – 2001 winner – #183 WTA
Tereza MRDEZA – 2000 winner – #229 WTA
Ema MIKULCIC – 2002 quarterfinalist – #275 WTA
Olga IANCHUK – 2005 runner up – #296 WTA
Ivana JOROVIC – 2007 player – #305 on WTA
Nina STOJANOVIC – 2006 player – #311 WTA
Katie BOULTER, 2006 player, – #345 WTA
Jana FETT – 2005 player – #359 WTA
Iva MEKOVEC – 2005 player – #363 WTA
Martina CAREGARO – 2002 winner – #372WTA
Irina Maria BARA – 2005 player – #430 WTA
Dea HERDZELAS, 2006 quarterfinalist – #432 WTA
Silvia NJIRIC – 2003 runner up – #436 WTA
Eleanor DEAN, 2006 winner, – #512 WTA
Martina TREVISAN – 2003 player – #561 WTA
Ema BURGIC – 2002 semifinalist – #562 WTA
Camilla ROSATELLO – 2005 player – #566 WTA
Manisha FOSTER – 2003 player – #671 WTA
Olga FRIDMAN – 2008 player – #604 WTA
Nina ALIBALIC – 2008 player – #628 WTA
Michaela GORDON – 2009 player – #694 WTA

• 12 players TOP 700 ATP

Dominic THIEM – 2003 winner – #37 ATP
Borna CORIC – 2005 player – #90 ATP
Federico GAIO – 2002 player – #303 ATP
Laslo DJERE – 2005 runner up – #339 ATP
Nikola MILOJEVIC – 2005 CD winner – #384 ATP
Miki JANKOVIC – 2004 runner up – #395 ATP
Matteo DONATI – 2005 winner – #404 ATP
Gianluigi QUINZI – 2006 winner – # 421 ATP
Robin KERN – 2002 player – #503 ATP
Filip VEGER – 2004 semifinalist – #527 ATP
Dino MARCAN – 2001 runner up – #547 ATP
Adelchi VIRGILI – 1999 winner – #631 ATP

• 1 player TOP 50 ATP doubles

Marin DRAGANJA – 2001 winner – #25 ATP

• 4 boys and 11 girls… in total 15 players are in TOP 100 ITF

BOYS:

- #31 William BLUMBERG
- #38 Lloyd HARRIS
- #39 Miomir KECMANOVIC
- #44 Tommy PAUL

GIRLS:

- #23 Olga FRIDMAN
- #29 Seone MENDEZ
- #33 Katie SWAN
- #35 Viktoria KUZMOVA
- #43 Ingrid NEEL
- #44 Ivana JOROVIC
- #46 Michaela GORDON
- #47 Maia LUMSDEN
- #48 Gabriella TAYLOR
- #60 Katarina JOKIC
- #64 Nina POTOCNIK

3 boys and 1 girl are in TOP 10 ETA under 16 – (Yshai OLIEL #2, Miomir KECMANOVIC #3, Nicola KUHN #10, Seone MENDEZ #10)

2 boys and 2 girls are in TOP 10 ETA under 14 – (Mihailo POPOVIC #9, Nicolas ALVAREZ VARONA #10, Olga DANILOVIC #2, Oana SMARANDA CORNEANU #8)

IN 1996 SMRIKVA BOWL GATHERED TOP PLAYERS FROM ISTRIA AND KVARNER (1st Smrikva Bowl)IN 1997 TOP PLAYERS FROM CROATIA gathered on the 2nd Smrikva BowlIN 1998 3rd SMRIKVA BOWL STARTED TO GATHER FIRST FOREIGN PLAYERS

BOYS
Vilim VISAK, 1st Smrikva Bowl 1996 winner, from Croatia. Vilim’s best ranking was #612 in March 2006.

GIRLS
Ivana LISJAK, 2nd Smrikva Bowl 1997 winner, from Croatia. Ivana’s best ranking was #*95 on WTA list* in June 2006.

Astrid BESSER, 4th Smrikva Bowl 1999 winner, from Italy. Atrid’s best ranking was #*356 on WTA list* in March 2009.

Tereza MRDEZA, 5th Smrikva Bowl 2000 winner, from Croatia, is currently ranked #*229 on WTA list*. Tereza’s best ranking was # 151 on WTA list in April 2013.

Adelchi VIRGILI, 5th Smrikva Bowl 2000 winner, from Italy, is currently ranked #*631 on ATP list*.


2001 – 6th Smrikva Bowl was the last year with dominance of the top national players…

BOYS
Marin DRAGANJA, 6th Smrikva Bowl 2001 winner, from Croatia, is ranked #29 on ATP double ranking list.
Dino MARCAN, 6th Smrikva Bowl 2001 runner up, from Croatia, is ranked #*547 on ATP ranking list*.

GIRLS
Petra MARTIC, 6th Smrikva Bowl 2001 winner, from Croatia, is ranked #*183 on WTA list*. Petra’s best raning is #*42 on WTA list* as of June 2012.


IN 2002 SMRIKVA BOWL STARTED TO BE A EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP

2002 – 7th Smrikva Bowl and 1st“Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl

BOYS
Javier MARTI, 7th Smrikva Bowl 2002 winner, from Spain, is currently ranked #788 on ATP ranking list, best ranking #*170 on ATP list* (Apr 2002).
Matej SABANOV, 7th Smrikva Bowl 2002 semifinalist, from Croatia, is currently ranked #*720 on ATP list*.
Ivan SABANOV, 7th Smrikva Bowl 2002 semifinalist, from Croatia, is currently ranked #*1246 on ATP list*.
Federico GAIO, 7th Smrikva Bowl 2002, from Italy, is currently ranked #*303* on ATP list*.
Robin KERN, 7th Smrikva Bowl 2002, from Germany, is currently ranked #*503* on ATP list*.
Luca MARGAROLI, 7th Smrikva Bowl 2002, from Switzerland, is currently ranked #*947* on ATP list*.

GIRLS
Martina CAREGARO, 7th Smrikva Bowl 2002 winner, from Italy, is ranked #372 on WTA ranking list; her best ranking was #370 on WTA list in October 2010.
Ajla TOMLJANOVIC, 7th Smrikva Bowl 2002 runner up, from Croatia, is ranked #62 on WTA list.
Ema BURGIC – 7th Smrikva Bowl 2002 semifinalist, from Bosnia and Herzegovina, is ranked #562 on WTA list.


2003 – 8th Smrikva Bowl and 2nd“Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl

BOYS
Dominic THIEM, 8th Smrikva Bowl 2003 winner, from Austria, is ranked #*37 on ATP ranking list*.
George MORGAN, 8th Smrikva Bowl 2003 runner up, from Great Britain, is ranked #1511 on ATP ranking list.
Ciprian PORUMB, ranked 3rd on 8th Smrikva Bowl 2003, from Romenia, is ranked #2159 on ATP ranking list.
Nik RAZBORSEK, 8th Smrikva Bowl 2003 player, from Slovenia, is not ranked on ATP ranking list.

GIRLS
Ajla TOMLJANOVIC, ranked 3rd on 8th Smrikva Bowl 2003, from Croatia, is ranked #62 on WTA list*.
Silvia NJIRIC, 8th Smrikva Bowl 2003 runner up, from Croatia, is ranked #436 on WTA list.
Martina TREVISAN, 8th Smrikva Bowl 2003 player, from Italy, is ranked #561 on WTA list.
Manisha FOSTER, 8th Smrikva Bowl 2003 player, from UK, is ranked #671 WTA

“Little Mo” TEAM
Emmett EGGER, played 2nd “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is not ranked yet on ATP list.


2004 – 9th Smrikva Bowl and 3rd“Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl

BOYS
Miki JANKOVIC, 9th Smrikva Bowl 2004 runner up, from Serbia, is ranked #395 on ATP ranking list.
Filip VEGER, 9th Smrikva Bowl 2004 semifinalist, from Croatia, is ranked #527 on ATP ranking list.
Nerman FATIC, 9th Smrikva Bowl 2004 semifinalist, from Bosnia and Herzegovina, is ranked #809 on ATP ranking list.

GIRLS
Saska GAVRILOVSKA, 9th Smrikva Bowl 2004 winner, from Serbia. Her best ranking was # 559 on WTA ranking list in June 2012.
Angelica MORATELLI, 9th Smrikva Bowl 2004 player, from Italy, is ranked #951 on WTA ranking list.
Francesca PALMIGIANO, 9th Smrikva Bowl 2004 quarterfinalist, from Italy, is ranked #784 on WTA ranking list.
Anita HUSARIC, 9th Smrikva Bowl 2004, from Bosnia and Herzegovina, is ranked #730 on WTA ranking list.

“Little Mo” TEAM
Mitchel POLNET, played 3rd “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is not ranked on ATP ranking list.

Blair SHANKLE, played 3rd “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, is not ranked on WTA ranking list


IN 2005 SMRIKVA BOWL GATHERED TOP PLAYERS FROM 3 CONTINENTS

2005 – 10th Smrikva Bowl and 4th “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl

BOYS
Matteo DONATI, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005 winner, from Italy, is ranked #404 on ATP list.
Laslo DJERE, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005 runner up, from Serbia, is ranked 339 on ATP list.
Gianluigi QUINZI, ranked 3rd on 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005, from Italy, is ranked #421 on ATP list.
Nikola MILOJEVIC, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005 Consolation tournament winner, from Serbia, is ranked #384 on ATP list.
Borna CORIC, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005 player, from Croatia, is ranked #90 on ATP list.
Luka ILIC, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005 player, from Serbia, is ranked #1517 on ATP ranking list.
Franko MIOCIC, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005 player, from Croatia, is ranked #1085 on ATP ranking list.
Nino SERDARUSIC, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005 player, from Croatia, is ranked #1351 on ATP ranking list.

GIRLS
Saska GAVRILOVSKA, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005 winner, from Serbia. Her best ranking was # 559 on WTA ranking list in June 2012.
Olga IANCHUK, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005 runner up, from Ukraine, is ranked #296 on WTA list.
Irina Maria BARA, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005 player, from Romania, is ranked #430 on WTA ranking list.
Donna VEKIC, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005 player, from Croatia, is ranked #*86 on WTA list*.
Iva MEKOVEC, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005 player, from Croatia, is ranked #363 on WTA list.
Camilla ROSATELLO, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005 player, from Italy, is ranked #566 on WTA list.
Vladica BABIC, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005 quarterfinalist, from Montenegro, is not ranked on WTA ranking list.
Jana FETT, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005, from Croatia, is ranked #359 on WTA ranking list.

“Little Mo” TEAM
Jeffrey SCHORSCH, played 4th “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is not ranked on ITF ranking list.
Jose GRACIA, played 4th “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is not ranked on ITF ranking list.
Yale GOLDBERG, played 4th “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is not ranked on ITF ranking list.

Dorothy TANG, played 4th “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is not ranked on ITF ranking list.


2006 – 11th Smrikva Bowl and 5th“Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl

BOYS
Gianluigi QUINZI, 11th Smrikva Bowl 2006 winner, from Italy, is ranked #421 on ATP list.
Filip KRALJEVIC, 11th Smrikva Bowl 2006 runner up, from Croatia, is ranked #1266 on ATP list.
Andre BIRO, 11th Smrikva Bowl 2006 semifinalist, from Hungary, is ranked #1572 on ATP list.

GIRLS
Eleanor DEAN, 11th Smrikva Bowl 2006 winner, from Great Britain, is ranked #512 on WTA list.
Ilka CSOREGI, 11th Smrikva Bowl 2006 semifinalists, from Romania, is ranked #792 on WTA list.
Dea HERDZELAS, 11th Smrikva Bowl 2006 quarterfinalists, from Bosnia and Herzegovina, is ranked #432 on WTA list.
Belinda BENCIC, 11th Smrikva Bowl 2006, from Switzerland, is ranked #32 on WTA list
Nina STOJANOVIC, 11th Smrikva Bowl 2006, from Serbia, is ranked #311 on WTA list

“Little Mo” TEAM
Daniel MAESE, played 5th “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is not ranked on ITF ranking list.
Aries WONG, played 5th “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is still not ranked on ITF ranking list.

Christina MAKAROVA, played 5th “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is ranked #868 on WTA ranking list.
Gabriella UMOQUIT, played 5th “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is not ranked on ITF ranking list.


2007 – 12th Smrikva Bowl and 6th“Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl

BOYS
Sacha MERZETTI, 12th Smrikva Bowl 2007 winner, from Italy, is ranked #161 on ITF ranking list.
Bogdan BORZA, 12th Smrikva Bowl 2007 runner up, from Romania, is ranked #147 on ITF ranking list and is ranked #1623 on ATP list.
Gonzalo MORELL RASCHIATORE, ranked 3rd on 12th Smrikva Bowl 2007, from Spain, is ranked #177 on ITF ranking list.
Sergiu BUCUR, ranked 4th on 12th Smrikva Bowl 2007, from Romania, is ranked #576 on ITF ranking list.

GIRLS
Ana KONJUH, 12th Smrikva Bowl 2007 runner up, from Croatia, is ranked # 94 on WTA list.
Nina POTOCNIK, ranked 3rd on 12th Smrikva Bowl 2007, from Slovenia, is ranked #1053 on WTA list.
Ivana JOROVIC, 12th Smrikva Bowl 2007 player, from Serbia, is ranked #305 on WTA list.
Bianka BEKEFI, 12th Smrikva Bowl 2007 player, from Hungary, is ranked #156 on ITF ranking list
Anastasia MIKHEEVA, 12th Smrikva Bowl 2007, from UK, is ranked #116 on ITF ranking list.

“Little Mo” TEAM
Eduardo NAVA, played 6th “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is ranked #1150 on ATP ranking list.
Tommy PAUL, played 6th “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is ranked #915 on ATP ranking list.

Ndindi NDUNDA, played 6th “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is not ranked on ITF ranking list.
Domonique GARLEY, played 6th “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is not ranked on ITF ranking list.


IN 2008 SMRIKVA BOWL GATHERED TOP PLAYERS FROM 5 CONTINENTS AND TURNED INTO A WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

2008 – 13th Smrikva Bowl and 7th“Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl

BOYS
Luka PANIC, 13th Smrikva Bowl 2008 winner, from Switzerland, is ranked #1352 on ITF ranking list.
Grega KOKALJ, ranked 3rd on 13th Smrikva Bowl 2008, from Slovenia, is ranked #814 on ITF ranking list.
Andrea GUERRIERI, ranked 3rd on 13th Smrikva Bowl 2008, from Italy, is ranked #484 on ITF ranking list.

GIRLS
Katarina JOKIC, 13th Smrikva Bowl 2008 winner, from Bosnia and Herzegovina, is ranked #721 on WTA ranking list.
Maia LUMSDEN, 13th Smrikva Bowl 2008 runner up, from Scotland, is ranked #47 on ITF ranking list.
Viktoria KUZMOVA, ranked 3rd on 13th Smrikva Bowl 2008, from Slovakia, is ranked #758 on WTA ranking list.
Olga FRIDMAN, 13th Smrikva Bowl 2008 player, from Ukraine, is ranked #604 on WTA ranking list.
Nikolina JOVIC, 13th Smrikva Bowl 2008 player, from Serbia, is ranked #237 on ITF ranking list.
Gabriella Patricia TAYLOR, 13th Smrikva Bowl 2008 player, from UK, is ranked #731 on WTA ranking list.
Marija CURNIC, 13th Smrikva Bowl 2008 player, from Croatia, is ranked #490 on ITF ranking list.
Petra GRANIC, 13th Smrikva Bowl 2008 player, from Croatia, is ranked #1206 on WTA ranking list.
Nina ALIBALIC , 13th Smrikva Bowl 2008 player, from Croatia, is ranked #628 on WTA ranking list.

“Little Mo” TEAM
William BLUMBERG, played 7th “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is ranked #31 on ITF ranking list.

Ingrid NEEL, played 7th “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is ranked #43 on ITF ranking list.
Paulina FERRARI, played 7th “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is too young for the ITF ranking list.


IN 2009 SMRIKVA BOWL HAD 6 NEW COUNTRIES AND 1 NEW CONTINENT THUS REACHED THE TOTAL OF 40 COUNTRIES AND 6 CONTINENTS THAT PARTICIPATED IN THE TOURNAMENT SINCE ITS FOUNDATION

2009 – 14th Smrikva Bowl and 8th“Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl

BOYS
Alvaro REGALADO PEDROL, 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009 winner, from Spain, is ranked #457 on ITF ranking list.
Samuele RAMAZZOTTI, 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009 runner up, from Italy, is ranked #214 on ITF ranking list.
Karlo SUEVICH, ranked 3rd on 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009, from Slovenia, is ranked #34 in under 16 european ranking.
Miomir KECMANOVIC, 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009 quarterfinalist, from Serbia, is ranked #39 on ITF ranking list.
Alexei POPYRIN, 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009 Consolation Draw winner, from Australia, is ranked #112 on ITF ranking list.
Max STEWART, 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009, from UK, is ranked #292 on ITF ranking list.
Patrik RIKL, 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009 quarterfinalist, from Czech Republic, is ranked #165 on ITF ranking list.
Karlo DIVKOVIC, 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009, from Croatia, is ranked #750 on ITF ranking list.
Andrej JOKIC, 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009, from Bosnia and Herzegovina, is ranked #220 in under 16 european ranking.
Anthony POPYRIN, 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009, from Australia, is ranked #73 in under 16 european ranking.
Alex *DE MINAUR*14th Smrikva Bowl 2009, from Australia, is ranked #42 on ITF ranking list.

GIRLS
Katie SWAN, 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009 winner, from United Kingdom, is ranked #33 on ITF ranking list.
Jovana VUKOVICJOKA, 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009 runner up, from Serbia, is ranked #581 on ITF ranking list.
Inci OGUT, ranked 3rd on 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009, from Turkey, is ranked #327 on ITF ranking list.
Arianna CAPOGROSSO, ranked 3rd on 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009, from Italy, is ranked #787 on ITF ranking list.
Lucie KANKOVA, 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009, from Czech Republic, is ranked #210 on ITF ranking list.
Sina ZUGER, 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009, from Switzerland, is ranked #926 on ITF ranking list.
Andrea Amalia ROSCA, 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009 quarterfinalist, from Romania, is ranked #139 on ITF ranking list.
Alessia WELTI, 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009 quarterfinalist, from Switzerland, is ranked #451 on ITF ranking list.
Wiktoria KULIK, 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009, from Poland, is ranked #249 on ITF ranking list.

“Little Mo” TEAM
Noah SCHACHTER, played 8th “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is ranked #884 on ITF ranking list.
Alex GEE, played 8th “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is too young for the ITF ranking list.

Michaela GORDON, played 8th “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is ranked #694 on WTA ranking list.
Ashley LAHEY, played 8th “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is not ranked on ITF ranking list.


IN 2010 SMRIKVA BOWL HAD 9 NEW COUNTRIES AND REACHED THE TOTAL OF 49 COUNTRIES THAT PARTICIPATED IN THE TOURNAMENT SINCE ITS FOUNDATION

2010 – 15th Smrikva Bowl and 9th“Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl

BOYS
Nicola KUHN, 15th Smrikva Bowl 2010 winner, from Spain, is ranked #725 on ITF ranking list.
Karlo SUEVICH, 15th Smrikva Bowl 2010 runner up, from Croatia, is ranked #34 in under 16 european ranking.
Yshai OLIEL, ranked 3rd on 15th Smrikva Bowl 2010, from Israel, is ranked #196 on ITF ranking list.
Andrei Taica RADU, ranked 3rd on 15th Smrikva Bowl 2010, from Romania, is ranked #348 in under 16 european ranking.
Matic PODLIPNIK, 15th Smrikva Bowl 2010 player, is ranked #405 in under 16 european ranking.
Tomas MACHAC, 15th Smrikva Bowl 2010 quarterfinalist, is ranked #49 in under 16 european ranking.
Filippo MORONI, 15th Smrikva Bowl 2010, is ranked #42 in under 14 european ranking.

GIRLS
Jovana VUKOVICJOKA, 15th Smrikva Bowl 2010 winner, from Serbia, is ranked #581 on ITF ranking list.
Paula ARIAS MANJON, 15th Smrikva Bowl 2010 runner up, from Spain, is ranked #440 in under 16 european ranking.
Neli SUNJIC, ranked 3rd on 15th Smrikva Bowl 2010, from Croatia, is ranked #319 in under 16 european ranking.
Kristina NOVAK, ranked 3rd on 15th Smrikva Bowl 2010, from Slovenia, is ranked #585 on ITF ranking list.
Andja KARANUSIC, 15th Smrikva Bowl 2010, from Croatia, is ranked #750 on ITF ranking list.
Dalila SAID, 15th Smrikva Bowl 2010, from Egypt, is ranked #126 on ITF ranking list.
Mihaela Lorena MARCULESCU, 15th Smrikva Bowl 2010, from Romania, is ranked #629 on ITF ranking list.
Ania HERTEL, 15th Smrikva Bowl 2010, from Poland, is ranked #1255 on ITF ranking list.
Irina CANTOS SIEMERS, 15th Smrikva Bowl 2010 quarterfinalist, from Belgium, is ranked #56 in under 16 european ranking.
Emma ZAKORDONIEC, 15th Smrikva Bowl 2010, from Poland, is ranked #598 on ITF ranking list.
Marija ELENOVA, 15th Smrikva Bowl 2010, from Macedonia, is ranked #1686 on ITF ranking list.

“Little Mo” TEAM
Max MOTLAGH, played 9th “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is not ranked on ITF ranking list.

Claire LIU, played 9th “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is ranked #104 on ITF ranking list.
Alexa BUTERA, played 8th “Little Mo”/Smrikva Bowl, from the USA, is not ranked on ITF ranking list.


IN 2011 SMRIKVA BOWL HAD 4 NEW COUNTRIES AND REACHED THE TOTAL OF 53 COUNTRIES THAT PARTICIPATED IN THE TOURNAMENT SINCE ITS FOUNDATION

2011 – 16th Smrikva Bowl

BOYS
Duje AJDUKOVIC, 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011 winner, from Croatia, is ranked #17 in under 14 european ranking.
Mihailo POPOVIC, 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011 runner up, from Serbia, is ranked #9 in under 14 european ranking.
Nicolas ALVARO VARONA, 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011 quarterfinalist, from Spain is ranked #10 in under 14 european ranking.
Alejandro SERRANO OSOBA, ranked 3rd on 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011, from Spain, is not ranked on under 14 european ranking.
Stipan MADZAR, ranked 3rd on 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011, from Croatia, is ranked #93 in under 14 european ranking.
Sergiu MANCIOC, 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011 quarterfinalist, from Romania, is ranked #44 in under 14 european ranking.
Marco FURLANETTO, 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011, from Italy, is ranked #38 in under 14 european ranking.
Peetu POHJOLA, 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011, from Finland, is ranked #23 in under 14 european ranking.

GIRLS
Olga DANILOVIC, 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011 winner, from Serbia, is ranked #2 in under 14 european ranking.
Ksenija TMUSIC, 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011 runner up, from Serbia, is ranked #350 in under 14 european ranking.
Emilija KOJCIC, ranked 3rd on 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011, from Serbia, is ranked #189 in under 14 european ranking.
Betina TOKAC, ranked 3rd on 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011, from Turkey, is ranked #67 in under 14 european ranking.
Andjela SKROBONJA, 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011 player, from Serbia, is ranked #27 in under 14 european ranking.
Oana SMARANDA CORNEANU, 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011, from Romania, is ranked #8 in under 14 european ranking.
Iva ZELIC, 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011 quarterfinalist, from Croatia, is ranked #14 in under 14 european ranking.
Paula JOUKANEN, 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011, from Finland, is ranked #27 in under 14 european ranking.


IN 2012 SMRIKVA BOWL HAD 4 NEW COUNTRIES AND REACHED THE TOTAL OF 57 COUNTRIES THAT PARTICIPATED IN THE TOURNAMENT SINCE ITS FOUNDATION… and for the first time in the quarterfinals there were still five continents represented: AFRICA, ASIA, AMERICA, OCENIA and EUROPE

2012 – 17th Smrikva Bowl

BOYS
Goran ZIVOTIC, 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012 winner, from Serbia, is ranked #70 on under 14 european ranking.
Sebastian GIMA, 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012 runner up, from Romania, is ranked #18 on under 14 european ranking.
Viktor JOVIC, ranked 3rd on 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012, from Serbia, is ranked #20 on under 14 european ranking.
Ajdin MUHAREMOVIC, ranked 3rd on 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012, from Bosnia and Herzegovina, is ranked #127 on under 14 european ranking.
Borna DEVALD, 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012 quarterfinalist, from Croatia, is ranked #39 on under 14 european ranking.
Lorenzo MUSSETTI, 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012 quarterfinalist, from Italy, is ranked #42 on under 14 european ranking.

GIRLS
Himari SATO, 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012 winner, from Japan, is ranked #47on under 14 european ranking.
Luisa MEYER AUF DER HEIDE, 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012 runner up, from Germany, is ranked #103 on under 14 european ranking.
Pia LOVRIC, ranked 3rd on 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012, from Slovenia, is ranked #128 on under 14 european ranking.
Zoe KRUGER, ranked 3rd on 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012, from Republic of South Africa, is too young for ITF ranking.

IN 2013 SMRIKVA BOWL HAD 5 NEW COUNTRIES AND REACHED THE TOTAL OF 62 COUNTRIES THAT PARTICIPATED IN THE TOURNAMENT SINCE ITS FOUNDATION

2013 – 18th Smrikva Bowl

BOYS
Alejandro TURRIZIANI ALVAREZ, 18th Smrikva Bowl 2013 winner, from Spain, is too young for under 14 european ranking.
Carlos ALVAREZ GARFIA, 18th Smrikva Bowl 2013 runner up, from Spain, is too young for under 14 european ranking.
Hamad MEDJEDOVIC, ranked 3rd on 18th Smrikva Bowl 2013, from Serbia, is too young for under 14 european ranking.
Daniel RINCON YAGUE, ranked 3rd on 18th Smrikva Bowl 2013, from Spain, is too young for under 14 european ranking.

GIRLS
Noa KRZNARIC, 18th Smrikva Bowl 2013 winner, from Croatia, is too young for under 14 european ranking.
Kyle BILCHEV, 18th Smrikva Bowl 2013 runner up, from UK, is too young for under 14 european ranking.
Kornelia HUNCAK, ranked 3rd on 18th Smrikva Bowl 2013, from Croatia, is too young for under 14 european ranking.
Selin Lidya SEPKEN, ranked 3rd on 18th Smrikva Bowl 2013, from Turkey, is too young for under 14 european ranking.

IN 2014 SMRIKVA BOWL HAD 2 NEW COUNTRIES AND REACHED THE TOTAL OF 64 COUNTRIES THAT PARTICIPATED IN THE TOURNAMENT SINCE ITS FOUNDATION

2014 – 19th Smrikva Bowl

BOYS
Patrick BRADY, 19th Smrikva Bowl 2014 winner, from UK-Thailand, is too young for under 14 european ranking.
Ante CIKOJEVIC, 19th Smrikva Bowl 2014 runner up, from Germani, is too young for under 14 european ranking.
Enrico BALDISSERRI, ranked 3rd on 19th Smrikva Bowl 2014, from Italy, is too young for under 14 european ranking.
Danil SOBOLIEV, ranked 3rd on 19th Smrikva Bowl 2014, from Ukraine, is too young for under 14 european ranking.

GIRLS
Tea LUKIC, 19th Smrikva Bowl 2014 winner, from Serbia – Germany, is too young for under 14 european ranking.
Aliona FALEI, 19th Smrikva Bowl 2014 runner up, from Belarus, is too young for under 14 european ranking.
Emma VALLETTA, ranked 3rd on 19th Smrikva Bowl 2014, from Italy, is too young for under 14 european ranking.
Linda FRUHVIRTOVA, ranked 3rd on 19th Smrikva Bowl 2014, from Czech Republic, is too young for under 14 european ranking.

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, for your accommodation with swimming pool in Stinjan (Pula – Pola) if you decide to spent your holiday in Istria, Croatia.


24/12/14

2015 Smrikve and Smrikva Bowl Greetings letter... Sve najljepše... Auguri...

Dear Smrikve and Smrikva Bowl friends,

It is greetings time… time to stay with our dear… and it is time to recall moments of the year…

… for years I continued to believe that Smrikva Bowl kids and families have the opportunity to write life stories that will inspire by example generations to come…

… and year after year is becoming more easy to foresee that they will collect the most prestigious trophies of the tennis game… and more than one will write the name on the stars reserved to great tennis names of tomorrow… and in decade or two children born today may call some of them the “legend”…

In each sunrise hidden may be Smrikva Bowl kids and families highest aspirations… many of us may never reach our initial dreams, but we can all believe in dreams and do our best to follow where they lead… enjoying the journay… and never forgetting that for people who dream with us we are the sunshine the way we are…

For sure it takes courage and strong will to act upon our dreams… and for many people the election of a dream may come from the family… but not only… all around is inspiring to children…

Preparations for the 20th Smrikva Bowl 2015 edition are on going in Smrikve and tennis talents from over 30 countries already presented their candidacy… but there is a newborn idea dedicated to past Smrikva Bowl players and families and coaches that I am pleased to share… it is scheduled for 18th – 25th of April and named – Smrikva Bowl Family Vacation Week

This autumn Luca Appino – Golden Honorary Smrikva Bowl Member… Tennis Talents Founder… inspiring friend… credited for signing contracts with players such as Rafael Nadal, Andy Roddick, Kim Clijsters, Dinara Safina… many of them discovered when they were far away from becoming #1 in tennis… visited Smrikve, and as we did many times, we kept talking for hours about many past Smrikva Bowl tennis talents, many names and families we know, many children we believe in…

We decided to try to organize an inspiring week suitable for eight former Smrikva Bowl players with families and coaches who are still among the best players of their generation and still dream tennis the way they dream it when participating Smrikva Bowl…

If you believe that this spring vacation could be of your family interest feel free to write me…
Best wishes with hope to see you in Smrikve during 2015,

Mio


Dragi prijatelji i poznanici Smrikvi i Smrikva Bowl-a,

Prosinac je vrijeme čestitanja… vrijeme želja… vrijeme koje rado provodimo uz svoje najdraže… i isto tako je vrijeme za prisjetiti se jedne godine…

… već dugi niz godina vjerujem da djeca Smrikve zajedno uz svoje obitelji imaju prilike zapisati priče koje će svojim primjerom biti nadahnuće generacijama koje dolaze…

… i godinu za godinom postaje sve lakše razaznati da će prikupiti najznačajnije trofeje tenisa… i više njih će upisati svoje ime na zvjezdama koje su rezervirane za velikane teniskog sporta sutrašnjice… i u desetljećima koje dolaze, djeca koja se danas rađaju, nekog od njih mogla bi oslovljavati “legendom”…

U svakom rađanju sunca se skrivaju najviše aspiracije djece Smrikve i njihovih obitelji… mnogi od nas neće onaj prvi san nikada dostići, ali svi možemo prepoznati njihovu ljepotu, vjerovati u nadu, i činiti ono najbolje da bi slijedili gdje nas vode… uživajući u putovanjima spoznaje… pamteći da za naše najbliže koji uz nas sanjaju, smo često baš mi ta svakodnevna svjetlost… jednostavno onakvi kakvi jesmo…

Neupitno je da su potrebni velika hrabrost i volja da bi slijedili snove… i za mnoge je odabir snova vezan uz obitelj… ali ne samo uz nju… djeca crpe inspiraciju iz svega što ih okružuje…

Pripreme za 20.ti Smrikva Bowl 2015 su odavno u tijeku… i talenti iz više od 30 zemalja su se već kandidirali… a postoji i jedna nova ideja koju rado dijelim sa bivšim igračima Smrikve, njihovim roditeljima i trenerima… predviđena u tjednu od 18.tog do 25.tog travnja i nazvana – Obiteljski Smrikva Bowl tjedan teniskog odmora

Ove jeseni… Luca Appino – Golden Honorary Smrikva Bowl Member… osnivač Tennis Talents Metode… zaslužan za potpisivanja ugovora sa igračima poput Rafaela Nadala, Andy Roddicka, Kim Clijsters, Dinare Safina… većina njih otkrivena dok su bili daleko od #1 na svijetu… je posjetio Smrikve, i kao tijekom brojnih drugih naših susreta, razgovarali smo satima o brojnim bivšim igračima Smrikve, brojna imena i obitelji koje znamo, brojna djeca u koju vjerujemo…

Tako smo odlučili pokušati organizirati jedan tjedan za osam bivših igrača Smrikve i njihove obitelji koji su i dalje među najboljim igračima generacije i koji i dalje sanjaju tenis kao što su ga sanjali kada su Smrikvu igrali…

Ako vam je Smrikva bila zanimljivo iskustvo i vjerujete da bi ovaj proljetni teniski odmor mogao biti od interesa za vaše dijete i obitelj pišite mi…

Sve najljepše u 2015.godini i doviđenja u Smrikvama :)

Mimi


Cari amici di Smrikve e dello Smrikva Bowl!

E’ il tempo degli auguri… il tempo per stare insieme ai propri cari… ed e’ anche il momento per ricordare i momenti dell’anno…

… per anni ho continuato a credere che bimbi dello Smrikva Bowl, insieme alle loro famiglie, hanno l’opportunita’ di scrivere storie che possono ispirare con l’esempio le generazioni a venire…

… ed anno dopo anno diventa sempre piu’ facile scorgere che collezioneranno i piu’ prestigiosi trofei nel tennis… e piu’ di uno scriverra’ il proprio nome sulle stelle riservati ai grandi tennisti del domani… e nei decenni a venire i bambini nati oggi potrebbero chiamare qualcuno di loro la “legenda”…

In ogni nascita del sole nascoste potrebbero essere le aspirazioni piu’ alte dei bimbi Smrikva e delle loro famiglie… molti di noi non raggiungeranno mai il sogno iniziale, ma tutti possiamo credere nei sogni e fare il meglio per seguire dove ci portano… godendoci il viaggio… e non dimenticando che per la gente che sogna insieme a noi siamo noi stessi la luce cosi’ come siamo…

E’ fuoroi dubbio che ci vogliono coraggio e grande volonta per seguire i sogni… e per molti ragazzi l’elezione del proprio sogno puo’ derivare dalla famiglia… ma non solo… tutto intorno ai bambini e’ un ispirazione per loro…

A Smrikve si lavora da tempo per la preparazione della 20.esima edizione dello Smrikva Bowl 2015 e ragazzi da oltre 30 paesi hanno gia’ presentato la propria candidatura… ma vorrei condivedere in questa lettera una novita’ dedicata agli ex giocatori dello Smrikva Bowl, loro famiglie ed allenatori… prevista per la settimana che va dal 18. – 25. aprile e chiamata – La Settimana di vacanza Smrikva Bowl per la famiglia

Quest’autunno Luca Appino – Golden Honorary Smrikva Bowl Member… Fondatore Tennis Talents… al quale va anche il credito d’aver firmato giocatori come Rafael Nadal, Andy Roddick, Kim Clijsters, Dinara Safina… molti di loro scoperti quando erano lontani dal diventare #1 nel tennis… visito’ Smrikve, e come tante altre volte, abbiamo parlato per ore di tanti ragazzi di talento Smrikva, molti nome e famiglie che conosciamo, molti bimbi nei quali crediamo…

Abbiamo deciso di provare ad organizzare una settimana particolare per le otto famiglie, addatta agli ex-giocatori Smrikva Bowl che siano ancora tra i migliori ragazzi della loro generazione ed ancora sognano il tennis nello stesso modo nel quale lo sognavano al momento della partecipazione al loro Smrikva Bowl…

Se credete che questa vacanza di tennis primaverile potrebbe essere d’interesse per la vostra famiglia fattemi sapere…

Auguri con la speranze di rivederci a Smrikve nel 2015!

Mio

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