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21st SMRIKVA BOWL 2016 - one of the most particular under 10 tennis tournaments in the World... will be played from (18th) 20th till 25th of June 2016... "seeds of the Legends of tomorrow" story...


2nd SMRIKVA BOWL TENNIS TALENTS FAMILY WEEK 2016 with LUCA APPINO – 16th till 23rd of April – a unique long term DEVELOPMENT and LEARNING OPPORTUNITY event…
Luca is, among others, credited for scouting Rafa, Roddick, Clijsters, Safina…



21st SMRIKVA BOWL 2016 Presentation and Application Instructions (pdf ~1.47 MB)

TOP PLAYERS FROM OVER 30 COUNTRIES PRESENTED THEIR CANDIDACIES


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE 21st SMRIKVA BOWL 2016:

The application form – included in the above presentation – must be completed in full with Capital Letter’s and be sent by 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. 21st Smrikva Bowl 2016 is reserved for the players born in 2006 ONLY

Deadline for applications: 30th March 2016 (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, which provide all the required information, 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 2016.

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


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20 Smrikva Bowl 2015 Photo Gallery, Draws and Results, Press Release... and Historical Smrikva Bowl Draws and Results, and Photo Gallery

20th Smrikva Bowl 2015 Photo Gallery

20th Smrikva Bowl 2015 Draws and Results

20th Smrikva Bowl 2015 Press Release


Historical Smrikva Bowl Draws and Results (1996-2015)

Historical Smrikva Bowl Photo Gallery (1996-2015)

News

24/01/16

23 Smrikva Bowl players in the Main Draws of the 34th Les Petits As 2016 edition... Borna DEVALD reached the finals... Himari SATO reached semifinals ... Viktor JOVIC quarterfinals

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 24 former Smrikva Bowl players (10 girls and 13 boys)

In the 1st round there were 23 Smrikva Bowl players out of 128 (17,97%)
In the 2nd round there were 12 Smrikva Bowl players out of 64 (18,75%)
In the 3rd round there were 8 Smrikva Bowl players out of 32 (25%)
In the quarterfinals round there were 3 Smrikva Bowl players out of 16 (18,75%)
In the semifinals round there were 2 Smrikva Bowl players out of 8 (25%)
and one in the finals


GIRLS

Himari Sato (JPN) – 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012 winner
1st round: Himari Sato – Gabriella PRICE (USA) 6:2,6:1
2nd round: Himari Sato – Dasha LOPATETSKAYA (Ukr) 6:2,6:1
3rd round: Himari Sato – Carol PLAKK (Est) 6:2, 6:3
Quarterfinals: Himari Sato – Daria FRAYMAN (Rus) 6:3, 6:4
Semifinals: Himari Sato – Marta KOSTYUK (Ukr) 3:6,2:6

Kristyna Lavickova (Cze) – 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012
1st round: Kristyna Lavickova – Ziva FALKNER (Slo) 6:2,6:3
2nd round: Kristyna Lavickova – Alexandra VECIC (Ger) 6:2,6:2
3rd round: Kristyna Lavickova – Daria FRAYMAN (Rus) 2:6,6:4,4:6

Avelina Sayfetdinova (Rus) – 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012
1st round: Avelina Sayfetdinova – Michelle VAN MOL (Bel) 6:3,6:3
2nd round: Avelina Sayfetdinova – Victoria HU (USA) 7:6,2:6,6:1
3rd round: Avelina Sayfetdinova – Denisa HINDOVA (Cze) 1:6,2:6

Weronika Baszak (Pol) – 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012
1st round: Weronika Baszak – Raluca M.TUDORACHE (Rou) 7:6,6:0
2nd round: Weronika Baszak – Carol PLAKK (Est) wo

Matilde Paoletti (Ita) – 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012 quarterfinalist
1st round: Matilde Paoletti – Sofiya BABYCH (Can) 7:5,6:1
2nd round: Matilde Paoletti – Sena TAKEBE (Jpn) 3:6,2:6

Ziva Falkner (Slo) – 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012
1st round: Ziva Falkner – Kristyna LAVICKOVA (Cze) 2:6,3:6

Noa Krznaric (CRO) – 18th Smrikva Bowl 2013 winner
1st round: Noa Krznaric – Daria SNIGUR (Ukr) 2:6,0:6

Pia Lovric (Slo) – 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012 semifinalist
1st round: Pia Lovric – Holly FISCHER (Uk) 2:6,2:6

Selin Sepken (TUR) – 18th Smrikva Bowl 2013 semifinalist
1st round: Selin Sepken – Salma DJOUBRI (Fra) 3:6,2:6

Kylie Bilchev (GBR) – 18th Smrikva Bowl 2013 runner up
1st round: Kylie Bilchev – Alina CHARAEVA (Rus) 3:6,6:4,3:6


BOYS

Borna Devald (Cro) – 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012 quarterfinalist
1st round: Borna Devald – Zane KHAN (USA) 6:4,6:2
2nd round: Borna Devald – Leo RAQUIN (FRA) 6:1,6:2
3rd round: B. Devald – J. VON DER SCHULENBURG (Sui) 6:4,3:6,7:6
Quarterfinals: B. Devald – Viktor JOVIC (Srb) 6:4,7:5
Semifinals: B. Devald – Dawid TACZALA (Pol) 3:6,6:3,7:6
Finals: B. Devald – Stefan LEUSTIAN (USA) 6:3,2:6,2:6

Viktor Jovic (Srb) – 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012 semifinalist
1st round: Viktor Jovic – Jorge PLANS (Esp) 6:2,6:0
2nd round: Viktor Jovic – Mehdi SADAOUI (Fra) 6:4,6:4
3rd round: Viktor Jovic – Jaroslav SMEDEK (Cze) 6:3,6:2
Quarterfinals: Viktor Jovic – Borna DEVALD (Cro) 4:6,5:7

Sebastian Gima (Rou) – 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012 runner up
1st round: Sebastian Gima – Petr KAPUSKIN (Rus) 7:5,6:4
2nd round: Sebastian Gima – C. ALCARAZ GARFIA (Esp) 6:4,7:5
3rd round: Sebastian Gima – Harold MAYOT (Fra) 0:6,1:6

Lorenzo Musetti (Ita) – 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012 quarterfinalist
1st round: Lorenzo Musetti – Martin BREYSACH (Fra) 6:1,6:4
2nd round: Lorenzo Musetti – Nicholas GARCIA (USA) 7:5,6:0
3rd round: Lorenzo Musetti – Dalibor SVRCINA (Cze) 5:7,6:7

Holger Vitus Nodskov Rune – 18th Smrikva Bowl 2013
1st round: Holger V.N.Rune – Damien BERGEROU (Fra) 6:1,6:0
2nd round: Holger V.N.Rune – Kristian KUBIK (Cze) 6:1,6:2
3rd round: Holger V.N.Rune – Stefan LEUSTIAN (USA) 3:6, 3:6

Angel Guerrero Melgar (Esp) – 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012
1st round: Angel Guerrero Melgar – Ross WEIBULL (Swe) 6:4,6:4
2nd round: Angel Guerrero Melgar – E.AGAFONOV (Rus) 6:4,3:6,2:6

Carlos Alcaraz Garfia (Esp) – 18th Smrikva Bowl 2013 runner up
1st round: Carlos Alcaraz Garfia – H.MEDJEDOVIC (Srb) 5:7,6:3,6:3
2nd round: Carlos Alcaraz Garfia – Sebastian GIMA (ROU) 4:6,5:7

Hamad Medjedovic (SRB) – 18th Smrikva Bowl 2013 semifinalist
1st round: H. Medjedovic – C.ALCARAZ GARFIA (Esp) 7:5,3:6,3:6

Stefan Popovic (Srb) – 18th Smrikva Bowl 2013
1st round: Stefan Popovic – Terence ATMANE (Fra) 2:6,0:6

Mikolaj Lorens (Pol) – 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012
1st round: Mikolaj Lorens – Kristian KUBIK (Cze) 1:6,0:6

Ryotaro Koshiba (Jpn) – 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012
1st round: Ryotaro Koshiba – Harold MAYOT (Fra) 3:6,2:6

Lovro Suevich (Cro) – 17th Smrikva Bowl 2012
1st round: Lovro Suevich – Moritz STOEGER (Ger) 3:6,2:6

Daniel Rincon (Esp) – 18th Smrikva Bowl 2013 semifinalist
1st round: Daniel Rincon – Stefan LEUSTIAN (USA) 3:6,6:3,3:6

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


24/01/16

Invitation to join "Little Mo" Internationals in Palm Springs, California from March 2-6, 2016

I am pleased to share Carol Weyman message about the event to be held during Indian Wells time…

All tennis families who are planing to attend Indian Wells event is an opportunity to play good tennis too the week before…

The players who are age 8-15 (born in 2008 – 2001) are pleased to take into consideration attending the “Little Mo” Internationals in Palm Springs, California from March 2-6.

Wayne Bryan (father and coach of the Bryan Brothers) will offer a “complimentary clinic” to all “Little Mo” players on Saturday, March 5th.

At “Little Mo” you can compete in your own age group because there is “Little Mo” and “Big Mo”…

Carol Weyman wish the players will stay on to attend the Indian Wells pro tournament which is 10 minutes away and will begin on March 7.

To REGISTER please visit the webist page: www.littlemopalmsprings.com


23/01/16

14 Smrikva Bowl players are in the Main Draws of the Junior AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2016... Tereza MIHALIKOVA is the runner up and Alex DE MINAUR reached semifinals and won the title in doubles!

There are 14 Smrikva Bowl players in the Main Draws of the Junior AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2016 out of 128: 6 girls and 8 boys…

GIRLS:

Tereza MIHALIKOVA (SVK) – 13th Smrikva Bowl 2008 player
1st round: T.Mihalikova – Ioana MINCA (ROU) 7:5,6:4
2nd round: T.Mihalikova – Cristina BUCSA (ESP) 7:6,4:6,6:2
3rd round: T.Mihalikova – Lara Salden (BEL) 6:3, 6:2
Quarterfinals: T.Mihalikova – Anastasia Potapova (RUS) 6:1,6:3
Semifinals: T. Mihalikova – Rebeka Masarova (SUI) 6:3,6:3
Finals: T. Mihalikova – Vera Lapko (BLR) 3:6,4:6

Tereza is the winner of Junior AUSTRALIAN OPEN doubles title

Lucie KANKOVA (CZE) – 15th Smrikva Bowl 2010
1st round: Lucie Kankova – Haruna ARAKAWA (JPN) 6:3,6:2
2nd round: Lucie Kankova – Baijing LIN (CHN) 4:6,6:7

Haruna ARAKAWA (JPN) – 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009
1st round: Haruna Arakawa – Lucie KANKOVA (CZE) 3:6,2:6

Olga DANILOVIC (SRB) – 16th Smrikva Bowl 2011 winner
1st round: Olga Danilovic – Anastasia POTAPOVA (RUS) 2:6,1:6

Berfu CENGIZ (TUR) – 13th Smrikva Bowl 2008
1st round: Berfu Cengiz – Rebeka MASAROVA (SUI) 3:6,5:7

Lea BOSKOVIC (CRO) – 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009
1st round: Lea Boskovic – Dayana YASTREMSKA (UKR) 6:3,5:7,2:6

BOYS:

Alex DE MINAUR (AUS) – 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009 quarterfinalist
1st round: Alex De Minaur – Corrado SUMMARIA (ITA) 6:2,6:3
2nd round: Alex De Minaur – Elliot BENCHETRIT (CAN) 6:3,7:5
3rd round: Alex De Minaur – Youssef HOSSAM (EGY) 7:5,6:3
Quarterfinals: A.De Minaur – Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 6:7,7:5,6:0
Semifinals: Alex De Minaur – J. Karimov(UZB) 6:3,4:6,3:6

Alex is the winner of Junior AUSTRALIAN OPEN doubles title

Miomir KECMANOVIC (SRB) – 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009 quarterfinalist
1st round: Miomir Kecmanovic – Rudolf MOLLEKER (GER) 6:2,6:2
2nd round: Miomir Kecmanovic – Jack Mingjie LIN (CAN) 6:1,6:4
3rd round: Miomir Kecmanovic – Yosuke WATANUKI (JPN) 6:4,2:6,6:8

Youssef HOSSAM (EGY) – 13th Smrikva Bowl 2008 player
1st round: Youssef Hossam – Robertas VRZESINSKI (LTU) 6:1,6:3
2nd round: Youssef Hossam – Piotr MATUSZEWSKI (POL) 6:1,7:6
3rd round: Youssef Hossam – Alex DE MINAUR (AUS) 5:7,3:6

Patrik RIKL (Cze) – 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009 quarterfinalist
1st round: Patrik Rikl – Daisuke SUMIZAWA (JPN) 6:2,6:4
2nd round: Patrik Rikl – Yunseong CHUNG (KOR) 7:5,4:6,7:9

Patrik is the runner up of Junior AUSTRALIAN OPEN doubles

Nicola KUHN (GER) – 15th Smrikva Bowl 2010 winner
1st round: Nicola Kuhn – Jack Mingjie LIN (CAN) 4:6,3:6

Gianmarco MORONI (ITA) – 13th Smrikva Bowl 2008 player
1st round: Gianmarco Moroni – Mate VALKUSZ (HUN) 4:6,4:6

Yshai OLIEL (ISR) – 15th Smrikva Bowl 2010 semifinalist
1st round: Yshai Oliel – Tao MU (CHN) 6:4,3:6,5:7

Alexei POPYRIN (AUS) – 14th Smrikva Bowl 2009 CD winner
1st round: Alexei Popyrin – Yunseong CHUNG (KOR) 3:6,2:6

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.


15/01/16

Six Smrikva Bowl players in the Main Draws of AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2016: Dominic THIEM, Borna CORIC, Donna VEKIC, Ajla TOMLJANOVIC, Belinda BENCIC, Ana KONJUH... eight played qualifications...

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

… and this time… there are six former Smrikva Bowl players in the Main Draws of a Grand Slam… Australian OPEN 2016: Dominic THIEM, Borna CORIC, Ajla TOMLJANOVIC, Donna VEKIC, Belinda BENCIC, Ana KONJUH

In the qualification draws there were for the first time eight Smrikva Bowl players: Matteo DONATI, Federico GAIO, Djere LASLO, Alex DE MINAUR, Jana FETT, Ivana JOROVIC, Petra MARTIC, Tereza MIHALIKOVA

The following are the results of the Main Draw:

Belinda BENCIC, 11th Smrikva Bowl 2006 player, currently ranked #14 WTA, at AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2016:

Main Draw:
1st round: Belinda Bencic – Alison Riske (USA) 6:4,6:3
2nd round: Belinda Bencic – Timea Babos (HUN) 6:3,6:3
3rd round: Belinda Bencic – K. Bondarenko (UKR) 4:6,6:4,6:2
4th round: Belinda Bencic – Maria Sharapova (RUS) 5:7,5:7

Players ranking:
Alison Riske (USA) – #74 WTA
Timea Babos (HUN) – #60 WTA
Kateryna Bondarenko (UKR) – #92 WTA
Maria Sharapova (RUS) – #5 WTA

Ana KONJUH, 12th Smrikva Bowl 2007 runner up, currently ranked #87 WTA, at AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2016:

Main Draw:
1st round: Ana Konjuh – Urszula Radwanska (POL) 0:6,6:4,6:3
2nd round: Ana Konjuh – Daria Kasatkina (RUS)

Players ranking:
Urszula Radwanska (POL) – #109 WTA
Daria Kasatkina (RUS) – #69 WTA

Ajla TOMLJANOVIC, 8th Smrikva Bowl 2003 semifinalist, currently ranked #68 WTA, at AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2016:

Main Draw:
1st round: Ajla Tomljanovic – Kateryna Bondarenko (UKR) 6:7,3:6

Players ranking:
Kateryna Bondarenko (UKR) – #91 WTA

Donna VEKIC, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005 player, currently ranked #102 WTA, at AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2015:

Main Draw:
1st round: Donna Vekic – Naomi Osaka (JPN) 3:6,2:6

Players ranking:
Naomi Osaka (JPN) – #127 WTA


Dominic THIEM, 8th Smrikva Bowl 2003 winner, currently ranked #20 ATP, at AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2016:

Main Draw:
1st round: Dominic Thiem – Leonardo Mayer (ARG) 6:2,7:6,4:6,7:6
2nd round: Dominic Thiem – Nicolas Almagro (ESP) 6:3,6:1,6:3
3rd round: Dominic Thiem – David Goffin (BEL) 1:6,6:3,6:7,5:7

Players ranking:
Leonardo Mayer (ARG) – #35 ATP
Nicolas Almagro (ESP) – #73 ATP
David Goffin (BEL) – #16 ATP

Borna CORIC, 10th Smrikva Bowl 2005 player, currently ranked #40 ATP, at AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2016:

Main Draw:
1st round: Borna Coric – A. Ramos-Vinolas (ESP) 2:6,2:6,3:6

Players ranking:
Albert Ramos-Vinolas (ESP) – #55 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.


13/01/16

Dino Prizmic and Lucija Ciric-Bagaric are the Croatian National Indoors under 12 Champions... Mili Poljicak and Daniela Huncak are runner up... all Smrikva kids :)

This week end at the Croatian National Tennis Center the Indoors under 12 Championship was held… and I was pleased to recognize many Smrikva Bowl names in the Main Draws and I am glad that both Champions and runner up are the kids I had pleasure to meet during their Smrikva Bowl…

BOYS

Dino PRIZMIC, 20th Smrikva Bowl 2015 quarterfinalist, currently ranked #1 on under 12 ranking list, is the boys under 12 Croatian Indoors Champion…

His road towards the victory was the following:

1st round: Dino Prizmic – Leon BABIC BRAJKO 6:0,6:0
2nd round: Dino Prizmic – Stjepan IVANEK 6:1,6:0
Quarterfinals: Dino Prizmic – Noa VUKADIN 6:1,6:0
Semifinals: Dino Prizmic – Luka MIKRUT 6:0,5:7,7:5
Finals: Dino Prizmic – Mili POLJICAK 6:3,6:2

Other Smrikva Bowl players in the Main Draw were: Mili POLJICAK (finals), Luka MIKRUT (semifinals), Ivan SODAN (semifinals), Noa VUKADIN (quarterfinals), Matej DODIG (quarterfinals), Luka DOSEN (2nd round), Filip FEREGA (2nd round), Roko MARKOVINA (2nd round), Fran KUNA (2nd round), Viktor BOBAN (1st round), Dorian VASUNG (1st round), Borna PEJIĆ (1st round)

In doubles… the winners were Luka MIKRUT and Ivan SODAN… the winners of Smrikva Bowl IGRA Game in 2014 :)… while Dino PRIZMIC and Bartol BORSE… were runner up…


GIRLS

Lucije CIRIC BAGARIC, 19th Smrikva Bowl 2014 player, currently ranked #1 on under 12 ranking list, is the girls under 12 Croatian Indoors Champion…

Her road towards the victory was the following:

1st round: Lucija Ciric Bagaric – Bruna MARICIC 6:0, 6:2
2nd round: Lucija Ciric Bagaric – Lara VOLF 6:1, 6:0
Quarterfinals: Lucija Ciric Bagaric – Marina SKEGRO 6:2, 6:1
Semifinals: Lucija Ciric Bagaric – Hana SOKOLOVIC 4:6,6:1,7:5
Finals: Lucija Ciric Bagaric – Daniela HUNCAK 5:7,7:6,6:3

Other Smrikva Bowl players in the Main Draw were: Daniela HUNCAK (finals), Hana SOKOLOVIC (semifinals), Marina SKEGRO (quarterfinals), Renata HUNCAK (quarterfinals), Korina MARTINCIC (2nd round), Petra MARCINKO (2nd round), Ema MIDZIC (2nd round), Laura ZIVKOVIC (2nd round), Tena RAJKI (2nd round), Tara SLADAKOVIC (1st round), Liv HABDIJA SUMAK (1st round), Leticia TAROCCO (1st roud), Valentina KOVACIC (1st round)

In doubles the winners were Lucija CIRIC BAGARIC with Marija MAJETIC… while runner up were sisters HUNCAK

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.

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