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Kyrylo Tsygura

6'1''
Height
Freshman
Class
North Potomac, Md.
Hometown
IMG Academy
High School

AT VIRGINIA

2017-18 SEASON

  • Went 14-13 in singles his freshman season with a 7-5 mark in ACC play
  • Played as high as No. 4 singles and No. 1 doubles in the lineup
  • Opened his collegiate career with a victory over Columbia’s Michal Rolski at the Farnsworth Invitational (Oct. 6), going 3-1 in singles at the tournament

BACKGROUND

  • Top-10 recruit on TennisRecruiting.net and the top-ranked player in Maryland
  • Achieved a top-100 ITF junior ranking
  • Two-time Orange Bowl semifinalist (14s and 16s)
  • Two-time Clay Courts semifinalist (14s and 16s) and Hard Court semifinalist (14s and 16s)
  • Won the Copa Badia Juniors Tournament singles title in Coral Gables in 2016

PERSONAL

  • Parents are Olena Gordiyenko and Paul Tsygura
  • Has a younger brother, Michael
  • Was born in the Ukraine
  • Was a top-five chess player in Maryland when he was 12 years old
  • Undeclared major