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4-time Mixed Grand Slam champion Desirae Krawczyk talks goals, memories back home in Tennis Paradise

Born and raised in Rancho Mirage, Desirae Krawczyk is back in action with the 4th see in women's doubles at the BNP Paribas Open.

"It comes back full circle," said Krawczyk. "I use to sneak into the stringers to try and get a view of the players warming up here on the grass field."

Watch an extended interview with Krawczyk below

The Palm Desert alum is coming off a historic year, winning back-to-back Wimbledon titles and earning a career-high in rankings, No. 10 in the world.

Krawczyk playing for Palm Desert

"I am 29 and I don’t know how many years I have left, but hopefully a few. I just want to enjoy it and keep getting better every single day and week," said Krawczyk. "I want to win a Slam in women’s doubles, so I’m going for that."

Krawczyk sat down with News Channel 3 after her first round win and discussed the feeling of playing on home turf, what keeps her motivated, career goals, and who she would bring to Coachella!

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Bailey Arredondo is a Sports Anchor/Reporter for KESQ News Channel 3. He joined the Desert’s News Leader in January 2022 here.


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