Kianah

Motosono

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Height: 5'4"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: Club Med Academies
Major: Undecided

Bio

Freshman (2018-19)
Completed her freshman season at 18-13 overall … (Spring) Went 10-10 in singles action playing primarily on court five … First career dual match victory came as a shutout of Oral Roberts’ Andrea Vasilijevic on court six … Clinched OU’s 4-0 win over Winthrop on Jan. 25 with a 6-1, 6-1 victory at the No. 6 line to send the Sooners to the ITA Kickoff Weekend Championship match … Grabbed one of OU’s two singles wins against Texas A&M when she held on for a 3-6, 6-4, 1-0 [4] win over Riley McQuaid at the No. 5 line … Compiled a 10-3 record in doubles with Oleksandra Korashvili, playing on court three … With Korashvili, clinched five doubles points for the Sooners … (Fall) Tallied an 8-3 singles record during the fall season … Recorded a 4-1 finish at the ITA Central Region Championships, her first tournament as a Sooner … Notched a third-place finish at the Marliss Gruver Memorial Tournament … Went undefeated (3-0) at the Kitty Harrison Invitational … Partnered with classmate Laura Rico-Garcia in doubles and went 3-4 … Finished in the doubles quarterfinal at the ITA Central Region Championships with Rico-Garcia.

Junior Career
Career-high ITF Rank of 173 … Panama Bowl Grade 4 ITF Singles and Doubles champion … TIHTA Aruba Grade 4 ITF singles and doubles champion … Copa Gogo Grade 5 ITF singles champion … Played in the 2017 Junior US Open qualifying draw, where she advanced to the second round .. Lion Cup Grade 3 ITF doubles champion.

Personal
Daughter of Akiko Matsumoto and Antonio Motosono … Is an only child … Has traveled to over 27 countries … Considers herself a “foodie” – parents own a sushi restaurant in Miami ... Enjoys watching Netflix in her free time … Aspires to be a professional tennis player.

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