Desirae Krawczyk is an American female tennis player from Palm Desert, California, who specializes primarily in doubles. She achieved her career highest WTA doubles ranking of No.10 on July 11, 2022, and a career-high WTA singles ranking of No.752.
The talented doubles player is well known for winning seven WTA Tour double titles, including two at the WTA 500 level. She is also known as a four-time major champion in mixed doubles, having won both the French and US Opens mixed doubles events in 2021 as well as the Wimbledon Championships alongside Neal Skupski. Let’s dive into Desirae Krawczyk’s life
Desirae Krawczyk Biography Summary
- Full Name: Desirae Marie Krawczyk
- Date of Birth: January 11, 1994
- Place of Birth: Rancho Mirage, California
- Ethnicity: Mixed
- Nationality: American
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- Education: Palm Desert High School and Arizona State University (2013–2016)
- Profession: Professional Tennis Player
- Net Worth: $1.2 million
- Career Earnings: $1,282,581
- Height: 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m)
- Weight: 55 kg (121 lbs.)
- Desirae Krawczyk’s Boyfriend: Andrew Harris
- Sibling: Sabastian
- Instagram: @des_krawczyk11
- Twitter: @desiraekrawczyk
Desirae Krawczyk is an American of Polish and Filipino Descent
Desirae Maria Krawczyk was born on 11th January, 1994, to a Polish father named Teddy Krawczyk and a Filipino mother named Maria Krawczyk. She was born and raised by her parents in Rancho Mirage, California, alongside her half-brother Sabastian.
Desirae holds American nationality and is of mixed ethnicity as she is of Polish descent on her father’s side and Filipino descent on her mother’s side.
Her father, Teddy Krawczyk, works as a massage therapist, while her mother, Maria Krawczyk, is a nurse. At the early age of four, Desirae was introduced to tennis by her father, who taught her how to hold a racket and play. Besides playing tennis, she was also involved in modeling and acting as a child until she reached 10 years of age.
Regarding her educational background, Desirae attended Palm Desert High School and graduated in 2012, after which she enrolled in Arizona State University. She finished her collegiate education in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in exercise and wellness.
She was Named Palm Desert High School Athlete of the Year in 2010 and 2012
While studying at Palm Desert High School, Desirae began her amateur career and was named Palm Desert High School Athlete of the Year in 2010 and 2012. Before she graduated high school in 2012, she was named the captain of her school’s team in her senior year and also held some achievements, including the CIF Singles Finalist in 2011 and COF Team Championship in 2009-2010.
Upon completion of her high school education, she enrolled at Arizona State University in 2012 and began playing collegiate tennis for the Sun Devil Women’s tennis team. As a college freshman, she launched the season as a runner-up in the main draw singles at the ASU/Thunderbird Invitational. She competed in 14 third-set matches, winning nine out of it, and she ended the season ranking No. 118 in singles and No. 18 regionally.
Desirae Played Collegiate Tennis for the Arizona Sun Devils
The talented doubles player led the Sun Devils in both singles and doubles wins in her sophomore year. She ended the 2014 season ranking No. 39 in singles nationally and No. 8 regionally. Moreover, she was honored as the Second-Team All-Pac 12.
In her Junior season in the year 2015, she went 16-7 as the No. 1 singles spot in the Arizona State University line-up, and she recorded 24-11 during her junior campaign, good for a .686 percentage on the year. Her senior year saw her shine brighter as she won against the No.1 player in the nation, Francesca Di Lorenzo of Ohio State, making it the second straight season she defeated the No. 1 ranked player.
Desirae Krawczyk’s final college year also saw her win the Pac-12 Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week award from January 11-17 and the Palm Springs Invitational, overthrowing two top-20 players. She finished her senior season ranked No. 34 nationally in singles in 2016.
Desirae Krawczyk Reached Her Career Highest WTA Doubles Ranking of No.10 on July 11, 2022
Desirae Krawczyk earned her first WTA Tour doubles title in July 2018 at the Swiss Open with Alexa Guarachi from Chile. She made her best tennis memory at the 2019 Nottingham when she won her second career title with her best friend Guiliana Olmos.
In the year 2020, she entered her first major doubles final at the French Open women’s doubles event, together with Alexa Guarachi, and the pair finished runners-up.
Desirae’s game became stronger in 2021 as she won three major titles in mixed doubles, making her the first player to win three Grand Slam Mixed doubles titles in a year since 2015. She competed in the 2021 French Open and Wimbledon securing her first Grand Slam title (mixed-doubles titles) with Joe Salisbury and Neal Skupski.
At the 2022 Madrid Open, she reached her first WTA 1000 with Demi Schuurs but unfortunately, she lost to Gabriela Dabrowski and Olmos. Desirae won her consecutive title in mixed doubles at the 2022 Wimbledon Championship, and she progressed to the semifinals for the third time at a major in doubles in her tennis career. On 11 July 2022, she rose to a career-high double ranking of No.10.
Who is Desirae Krawczyk’s Partner?
Desirae Krawczyk is currently in a romantic relationship with professional Australian tennis player Andrew Harris. The relationship was made public in August 2019 after Andrew posted a picture of them together and captioned it with the following words – “I’m still getting used to this whole plus one sorta situation.”
Since they began dating, the couple has not hesitated to flaunt their love to their fans. They spend quality time together and enjoy each other’s company. On one such occasion, the couple traveled to Australia on vacation but unfortunately, they were held back from returning due to the announcement made by the Australian Prime Minister prohibiting foreign travel into the country due to the incessant spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
The pair got stuck there for a while, after which they traveled to Arizona and drove to Coachella Valley on March 8, 2020, to attend the BNP Paribas Open.
Height and Weight of the Tennis Player
Desirae Krawczyk is a stunning healthy young woman with an athletic stature, standing at 5 feet 7 inches and weighing 55 kg (121 lbs). She is a left-handed player who enjoys playing on hard surfaces.
Asides from playing tennis, Desirae enjoys listening to music, baking cookies and cake, adventuring with friends and families, watching Hercules, and hanging out with friends. She is also obsessed with puppies.
What is the Net Worth of Desirae Krawczyk?
The talented doubles player has amassed a net worth of around $1.2 million from her successful career as a tennis player. She has earned total prize money of US$1,282,581 from competing in numerous tournaments, including the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and US Open. Moreover, she has an endorsement contract with Nike, Addidas, and Babolat, as she uses Babolat Pure Aero racquets.