A successful start for defending champions LINZ AG team OÖ


Group A

Raiffeisenbank TC Bludenz – BMTC-Brühl Mödlinger TC 5:2. Led by Swiss Alina Granware and Italian Camila Gennaro, the Wörlerberg women are celebrating a home win at the start with newcomers from Lower Austria competing exclusively against young Austrians. Only the doubles were decided, and both went to the home team on match tiebreaks.

TC Bakl Weigelsdorf – LINZ AG Team Upper Austria 2:5. The much-anticipated battle between last year’s semi-finalists from Lower Austria and last year’s winners from Upper Austria went down to the latter. With ÖTV Billie Jean King Cup players Tamara Kostic, Melanie Klaffner and Barbara Haas in their luggage, the Linz women took the first small step towards a fifth Bundesliga victory in a row. Five of the seven matches were decided in tiebreaks, and in this encounter, only two double wins made it clear in favor of the guests from the state capital.

Game-free: TC Sparkasse Kufstein

Group B

TC Kitzbühel – 1. Klosterneuburger TV 3:4. For the newcomers from Tyrol, wins by Sappho Sakelleridi (Greece) and Kathleen Ganev (Germany) and a win in the doubles were ultimately not enough to secure the opening coup against the Lower Austrians. Karolina Novotna (Czech Republic), Marlies Steiner and Lisa Reichman were third in the top five and doubles duo Steiner and Ava Schuller secured the points for the outgoing team.

Grazer Park Club – KLC 3:4. Last year they were only stopped in the semi-finals by LINZ AG Team OÖ, but the Styrians slipped up early against Carinthians, the finalists for 2022. After five individual matches the score was 2:3, and the doubles team of Alexandra Gadantu-Ignatic (Romania) and Emilie Meyer earned the decisive winning point for the Klagenfurt women.

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Free to Play: UTC Fisher Rite


Group A

ASKÖ TC Burgenland Energy Eisenstadt – TC Harland 2:7. Led by Germans Timo Stauder and Louis Wessels, last year’s finalists received the starting signal for the new season. However, the Burgenlanders from the 2nd Bundesliga did not deserve a clear cut. Because the Lower Austrians won all five games that went to the tiebreak. It was particularly close in person in the third place, where Styrian teenager Jan Kopierski defeated Lower Austrian Mario Heider-Maurer 6:3, 6:7 and 15:13. It can be implemented.

TSV Hartberg Tennis – TC Raiffeisen Schwaz 3:6. Last year’s semi-finalists can also add the top two points to their tally. David Bichler, Blas Kavcic (Slovenia) and Riccardo Bellotti (Italy) won individual games one through three for the hosts from Eastern Styria. But the visiting team from Tyrol outplayed Matthias Heim, Philipp Srohl and Luca Maldoner in singles stages four through six and also took three relatively close doubles matches – resulting in a narrow victory.

Free: UTC Strasbourg

Group B

TC Raiffeisen Dornbirn – TC GM-Sports Anif 1:8. Guests from Salzburg are in the West Summit with Facundo Bagnis (Argentina), Peter Heller (Germany), brothers Gerald and Jürgen Melzer (ÖTV sports director and Davis Cup captain) third and fifth and Jacob Eichhorn and Bernd Koessler fourth and sixth all clear. The only point for the Vorarlberg home team came from a one-point double by Dominik Pöhler (Germany) and Linus Ehrhardt.

STC Rabbiter Team Salzburg – UTC Casa Moda Steyr 6:3. The second Salzburg team to emerge from the new STC partnership with UTC Eugendorf and UTC Radstadt also had an opening win. The hosts laid the foundations with a comfortable 3-0 lead after doubles 1. Salzburger TC, in which winning points from Maximilian Neuchrist / Dominik Wirlend, returning Lukas Rosol (Czech Republic) / Gabriel Schmidt and Daniel Masur (Germany) ) / Dario Navarro all came in the only match tiebreak. . In the end, it was Neuchrist’s work and a surprise defeat of the former world number 26 against Marko Andrejic after just one game. Rossol vs. Simon Traxler.

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Free to Play: Union Stein&Co Mauthausen

2. BundesLIGA

Last year’s 1. Bundesliga women TC Raiffeisen Schwaz (at UTC Stockerau in Group A) and TC Dornbirn by Tannenhof Resort (via TSV Hartberg-Tennis in Group B) opened with 7-0 wins each, while promoted women TC St. Andrä (against TC Wörgl in Group A) and ATSV Steyr Tennis (against Union Mödling Tennis Club in Group B) 5:2 each. All men’s matches were very tense: in Group A, TC Hart (against UTC Amstetten) and ATV RE team Future IRDNING (against TV Hochwolkersdorf) each won 5:4. With the same home result, Tennisnet Juniors started UTC Mistelbach Group B against UTC Bad Sauerbrunn. Led by TC Telfs, World No. 330. Sandro Kopp puts ÖTB TV Urfahr in its place with 6:3. The 2nd Bundesliga continues with the second round on May 18.


Group A
TC St. Andrä – TC Wörgl 5:2
UTC Stockerau – TC Raiffeisen Schwaz 0:7
Fallback Free: TK IEV MED-EL

Group B
TC Dornbirn by Tannenhof Resort – TSV Hartberg Tennis 7:0
Union Modeling Tennis Club – ATSV Stair Tennis 2:5
Free to play: SPG Rainbach / Grünbach


Group A
TC Hard – UTC Amsteton 5:4
ATV RE Team Future IRDNING – TV Hochwolkersdorf 5:4
Free: TC Seebenstein Schiltern

Group B
UTC Mistelbach – Tennisnet Juniors UTC Bad Sauerbrunn 5:4
TC Telfs – ÖTB TV Urfahr 6:3
Free to Play: TSG St. Pölten

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