Desirae Krawczyk
Krawczyk at the 2019 French Open
Country (sports) United States
ResidencePalm Desert, California, U.S.
Born (1994-01-11) January 11, 1994 (age 27)
Rancho Mirage, California[1]
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
CollegeArizona State University (2013–2016)
Prize money$561,992
Singles
Career record40–27 (59.7%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 752 (October 9, 2017)
Current rankingNo. 851 (June 14, 2021)
Doubles
Career record137–100 (57.8%)
Career titles6
Highest rankingNo. 17 (May 17, 2021)
Current rankingNo. 17 (May 17, 2021)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2019, 2021)
French OpenF (2020)
Wimbledon2R (2019)
US Open2R (2018)
Mixed doubles
Career titles2
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (2021)
French OpenW (2021)
WimbledonW (2021)
US Open2R (2019)
Last updated on: 15 June 2021.

Desirae Marie Krawczyk (Polish pronunciation: [ˈkraftʂɨk]; born January 11, 1994) is an American professional tennis player.

A doubles specialist, she has a career-high WTA doubles ranking of world No. 17 (17 May 2021). Krawczyk has won six WTA Tour doubles titles, as well six doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. She won the 2021 French Open and Wimbledon mixed doubles events partnering Joe Salisbury and Neal Skupski respectively, and was runner-up at the 2020 French Open women's doubles event partnering Alexa Guarachi.

Professional career

2018: Maiden doubles title

In July 2018, she won her maiden WTA doubles title at the Swiss Open, partnering with Chilean Alexa Guarachi.

2020: First Grand Slam doubles final

She reached her first Grand Slam final at the 2020 French Open also partnering Alexa Guarachi.[2]

2021: Two Mixed Doubles Grand Slam titles

She won the mixed-doubles tournaments at the 2021 French Open, her first Grand Slam title, partnering Joe Salisbury and at Wimbledon partnering Neal Skupski.[3][4][5]

Personal Info

She is of Polish descent on her father's side, and of Filipino descent on her mother's side.[1]

Grand Slam performance timelines

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# P# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (P#) preliminary round; (A) absent; (P) postponed; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Doubles

Tournament 2018 2019 2020 2021 SR W–L Win%
Australian Open A 3R 2R 3R 0 / 3 5–3 63%
French Open A 3R F 1R 0 / 3 7–3 70%
Wimbledon Q1 2R NH 1R 0 / 2 1–2 33%
US Open 2R 1R 1R 0 / 3 1–3 25%
Win–Loss 1–1 5–4 6–3 2–3 0 / 11 14–11 56%

Significant finals

Grand Slam tournament finals

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2020 French Open Clay Chile Alexa Guarachi Hungary Tímea Babos
France Kristina Mladenovic
4–6, 5–7

Mixed Doubles: 2 (2 titles)

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 2021 French Open Clay United Kingdom Joe Salisbury Russia Elena Vesnina
Russia Aslan Karatsev
2–6, 6–4, [10–5]
Win 2021 Wimbledon Grass United Kingdom Neal Skupski United Kingdom Harriet Dart
United Kingdom Joe Salisbury
6–2, 7–6(7–1)

WTA career finals

Doubles: 11 (6 titles, 5 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–1)
Premier M & Premier 5 / WTA 1000 (0–0)
Premier / WTA 500 (1–1)
International / WTA 250 (5–3)
Finals by surface
Hard (2–3)
Clay (3–2)
Grass (1–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Apr 2018 Monterrey Open,
Mexico
International Hard Mexico Giuliana Olmos United Kingdom Naomi Broady
Spain Sara Sorribes Tormo
6–3, 4–6, [8–10]
Win 1–1 Jul 2018 Ladies Championship Gstaad,
Switzerland
International Clay Chile Alexa Guarachi Spain Lara Arruabarrena
Switzerland Timea Bacsinszky
4–6, 6–4, [10–6]
Loss 1–2 Mar 2019 Mexican Open International Hard Mexico Giuliana Olmos Belarus Victoria Azarenka
China Zheng Saisai
1–6, 2–6
Win 2–2 Jun 2019 Nottingham Open,
United Kingdom
International Grass Mexico Giuliana Olmos Australia Ellen Perez
Australia Arina Rodionova
7–6(7–5), 7–5
Win 3–2 Feb 2020 Mexican Open International Hard Mexico Giuliana Olmos Ukraine Kateryna Bondarenko
Canada Sharon Fichman
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Win 4–2 Sep 2020 İstanbul Cup,
Turkey
International Clay Chile Alexa Guarachi Australia Ellen Perez
Australia Storm Sanders
6–1, 6–3
Loss 4–3 Oct 2020 French Open Grand Slam Clay Chile Alexa Guarachi Hungary Tímea Babos
France Kristina Mladenovic
4–6, 5–7
Win 5–3 Feb 2021 Adelaide International,
Australia
WTA 500 Hard Chile Alexa Guarachi United States Hayley Carter
Brazil Luisa Stefani
6–7(4–7), 6–4, [10–3]
Loss 5–4 Mar 2021 Abierto Zapopan,
Mexico
WTA 250 Hard Mexico Giuliana Olmos Australia Ellen Perez
Australia Astra Sharma
4–6, 4–6
Loss 5–5 Apr 2021 Stuttgart Open,
Germany
WTA 500 Clay United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands Australia Ashleigh Barty
United States Jennifer Brady
4–6, 7–5, [5–10]
Win 6–5 May 2021 Internationaux de Strasbourg,
France
WTA 250 Clay Chile Alexa Guarachi Japan Makoto Ninomiya
China Yang Zhaoxuan
6–2, 6–3

WTA 125K series finals

Doubles: 1 runner-up

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Nov 2018 Houston Challenger, United States Hard Mexico Giuliana Olmos United States Maegan Manasse
United States Jessica Pegula
6–1, 4–6, [8–10]

ITF Circuit finals

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Doubles: 11 (6 titles, 5 runner–ups)

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Sep 2016 ITF Ponta Delgada, Portugal 10,000 Clay Russia Elina Vikhryanova Germany Katharina Hering
Cambodia Andrea Ka
3–6, 3–6
Win 1–1 Jan 2017 ITF Fort-de-France, France 15,000 Hard Mexico Giuliana Olmos France Sara Cakarevic
France Emmanuelle Salas
6–3, 6–2
Win 2–1 Jan 2017 ITF Saint Martin, France 15,000 Hard Mexico Giuliana Olmos Netherlands Chayenne Ewijk
Netherlands Rosalie van der Hoek
6–1, 6–1
Win 3–1 Apr 2017 ITF Irapuato, Mexico 25,000 Hard Mexico Giuliana Olmos United States Ronit Yurovsky
Mexico Marcela Zacarías
6–1, 6–0
Win 4–1 May 2017 ITF Incheon, South Korea 25,000 Hard Mexico Giuliana Olmos South Korea Choi Ji-hee
South Korea Kim Na-ri
6–3, 2–6, [10–8]
Win 5–1 Jul 2017 ITF Sacramento, United States 60,000 Hard Mexico Giuliana Olmos Serbia Jovana Jakšić
Belarus Vera Lapko
6–1, 6–2
Loss 5–2 Aug 2017 Vancouver Open, Canada 100,000 Hard Mexico Giuliana Olmos Australia Jessica Moore
United Kingdom Jocelyn Rae
1–6, 5–7
Loss 5–3 Mar 2018 ITF Irapuato, Mexico 25,000 Hard Mexico Giuliana Olmos Chile Alexa Guarachi
New Zealand Erin Routliffe
6–4, 2–6, [6–10]
Win 6–3 Aug 2018 Vancouver Open, Canada 100,000 Hard Mexico Giuliana Olmos Ukraine Kateryna Kozlova
Netherlands Arantxa Rus
6–2, 7–5
Loss 6–4 Nov 2018 ITF Tyler, U.S. 80,000 Hard Mexico Giuliana Olmos United States Nicole Gibbs
United States Asia Muhammad
6–3, 3–6, [12–14]
Loss 6–5 Jan 2020 Burnie International, Australia 60,000 Hard United States Asia Muhammad New Zealand Ellen Perez
Australia Storm Sanders
3–6, 2–6

References

  1. ^ a b Desirae Krawczyk, American player of Filipino descent, on cusp of Grand Slam triumph
  2. ^ "Guarachi, Krawczyk outlast Melichar, Swiatek to reach Paris final".
  3. ^ "Krawczyk, Salisbury deny Vesnina, Karatsev to capture French Open mixed doubles crown".
  4. ^ "Krawczyk, Skupski wrap up Wimbledon with mixed doubles title".
  5. ^ "Desirae Krawczyk/Neal Skupski Win Wimbledon Mixed Doubles Title | ATP Tour | Tennis".