Palm Desert High School alumni Desirae Krawczyk, along with her partner Joe Salisbury of Britain, won the 2021 mixed doubles title early Thursday morning at the French Open.
27-year-old Krawczyk was born in Rancho Mirage and went on to play tennis in college at Arizona State University.
Krawczyk and Salisbury defeated Aslan Karatsev and Elena Vesnina 10-5 to take the title.
🇬🇧 CHAMPIONS 🇺🇸 @joesalisbury92 and @desiraekrawczyk clinch the 2021 #RolandGarros mixed doubles title, coming back to defeat Aslan Karatsev and Elena Vesnina 2-6 6-4 [10-5] 🏆 pic.twitter.com/WoyIBxnmnz
— #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) June 10, 2021
According to the United States Tennis Association, this is Krawczyk’s first-career grand slam title.