Sept. 20, 2021

Episode 133: Alexa Guarachi - High Standards, Low Expectations

Episode 133: Alexa Guarachi - High Standards, Low Expectations

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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Episode 103: Craig Veal - Step by Step

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