|High School:||Riga State Gymnasium No.1|
Twist on Golanko
“It is rare when a freshman has a powerful game and understands how to use it to win! Smart, fast, aggressive and a great love of the game, Kira’s amazing tennis is just beginning!”
Fall 2009: Went 1-3 in singles and 3-0 in doubles play at the Gopher Invite in her only appearance of the fall. Paired with Anna Subenkova to win their flight at the Gopher Invite, defeating MAC rivals Xu Chang and Marcelo Rivero of Eastern Michigan, 8-6, in the final round.
Prior to UB
Lettered at Riga State Gymnasiium No. 1 for coaches Daiga and Janis Jushka.
Born April 6, 1991. Daughter of Sergei and Irina Golenko. Hobbies include dancing, traveling and playing pool. Favorite foods are fish, fruits and tiramisu. Favorite TV shows are Gossip Girl and How I Met Your Mother. Lists Venus Williams as her greatest athletic influence. Majoring in finance.