Lynn Kiro should make an immediate impact in one of the top three spots in the Lady Raider lineup. She was ranked as high as No. 60 in the world as a junior. She was a part of Texas Tech's 2013 recruiting class that ranked No. 16 nationally.
PRIOR TO TEXAS TECH Earned a spot on the South African Fed Cup squad in 2012 in Cairo, Egypt, where she went 1-1 in doubles with teammate Madrie Le Roux ... competed for South Africa on the Junior Fed Cup Team in 2011 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico ... has won five ITF singles titles ... won her first national championship in her native South Africa in 2006, when she won the Under-14 title ... added back-to-back national titles in 2010 and 2011, when she secured the Under-18 national title ... her efforts earned her the No. 1 ranking in South Africa in both U14 and U18 ... earned a spot at the 2013 Wimbledon Junior Championships ... ranked as high as No. 60 in the world as a junior and No. 8 in Africa ... ranked as high as No. 844 in singles and No. 744 in doubles by the WTA.
PERSONAL Lynn Jolie Kiro ... born August 6, 1995 ... pronounced KEY-roe ... a graduate of Penn Foster High School ... coached by Dermot Sweeney ... started playing tennis at age 7 ... favorite surface is hard court ... plays right handed.