In this bonus episode, we speak to Alexa Guarachi who is currently World Number 12 in Womens´doubles.
Alexa has just reached the Semi-Final of the Women´s Doubles at the US Open with partner Desirae Krawczyk. The pair previously reached the final at Roland Garros in 2020.
The daughter of an American mother and a Chilean Father, the 30-year-old has represented Chile since 2015. She has 5 WTA and 20 ITF Doubles titles to her name and is currently coached by GB´s Craig Veal.
Listen to Alexa speak to CTC Host Dan Kiernan about:-
- How she´s been able to rise up the rankings each year.
- The impact her tennis-playing parents have had on her career.
- Her time at the University of Alabama, where she broke the record for the most wins in one season.
- Coming back from tearing her ACL and how it changed her mindset on her tennis.
- Her decision to focus on Doubles.
- How her positive attitude has helped her tennis career.
- What she believes makes a good doubles partner.
- The number 1 thing she looks for in a coach.
Links Mentioned in this Episode:
Follow Alexa on Instagram: @aguarachi
Follow Alexa on Twitter: @aguarachi
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