- 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
- 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
Williams Excited About Opportunity at UVAGeneral Release10/22/17The next athletics director at UVA will be Carla Williams, who's been a student--athlete, coach and an administrator at the University of Georgia.'Hoos Take Step Back in One-Sided LossFootball10/21/17For Virginia, which lost 41-10 to visiting Boston College on Saturday, the next opportunity to become bowl-eligible comes next weekend at Pitt.Green Adjusting to New SurroundingsWrestling10/20/17A transfer from Boise State, which dropped its wrestling program last spring, Fred Green is a candidate to start at 157 pounds for Virginia.
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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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