- 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
- Played as high as No. 4 singles and No. 1 doubles in the lineup
- 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
- 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
Spring Football NotebookFootball4/20/18As part of the inaugural Wahoowa Weekend, spring football concludes for the Cavaliers with an open practice April 28 at Scott Stadium.Thompson Ready To Lead From FrontWomen's Basketball4/18/18The mood was celebratory Wednesday afternoon at John Paul Jones Arena, where Tina Thompson was introduced as UVA's women's basketball coach.Walsh Ready to Lead 'Hoos in PostseasonMen's Golf4/18/18Healthy again after battling back problems for much of 2017, Thomas Walsh enters this weekend's ACC tournament in good form.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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