While students around Europe were enjoying their Easter holiday, the young Spanish and German internationals were undergoing a first stage of preparations for their respective U18 European Championships.
The summer of 2012 was a very hectic time for Bulgaria's Aleksandar Vezenkov and, if all goes well, the 17-year-old can forget about holiday altogether this year.
Co-hosts Lithuania reached the final of the Samsung U18 European Championship 2012, but their faiy-tale ending did not materialise, as Dario Saric and Croatia crashed the party.
Liepaja, Riga & Ventspils; Latvia
18 - 28 July 2013