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Sun Devil Alumna Desirae Krawczyk to represent Team USA at Paris Olympics

Sun Devil Alumna Desirae Krawczyk to represent Team USA at Paris Olympics

TEMPE Four-time major champion in mixed-doubles Desirae Krawczyk will appear in her first Olympic games in Paris after being named among the 11 selections to represent the red, white, and blue announced this morning by the USTA.

The women’s team is made up of singles world No. 2 Coco Gauff, No. 5 Jessica Pegula, No. 11 Danielle Collins and No. 17 Emma Navarro with Krawczyk. For doubles, Krawczyk will be paired with Collins while Gauff and Pegula will make up the other doubles pair. 


The mixed doubles team will be taken from the qualified players and named at a later date.

Krawczyk, played for Sun Devil Women’s Tennis from 2013-2016 and earned All-American honors in singles her senior season in 2016 after going 28-13, finishing No. 28 in the country in singles to lead the Sun Devils to a year-end team ranking of No. 22 that year. She graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Family and Human Development in 2017. In her time as a Sun Devil, she is fourth all-time in wins with a 99-45 record and has the sixth most wins in a season with 28, which she achieved twice in 2014 and 2016. 

The California native has had profound success on the WTA tour with 10 doubles titles in her career, compiling a 243-173 career record and reaching a career-high No. 8 in the world in August 2023. In grand slams she has a career record of 37-20 in doubles play, and a record of 37-12 in mixed-doubles.

In 2021, Krzwczyk became the first player to win three grand slam mixed-double titles in the same year, winning three straight beginning at the French Open, then Wimbledon and then the U.S. Open to reach No. 17 in the world in doubles rankings. 

One year later, she won her second consecutive Wimbledon title in mixed doubles for her fourth grand slam title and was a semifinalist in the doubles draw, breaking through the top-10 in the doubles rankings on July 11, 2022.

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