Unpublished for her and historic for Chile. The Chilean Alexa Guarachi (18th in the world doubles ranking), together with her partner, the American Desirae Krawczyk, secured the first qualification for the WTA Finals tournament, which closes the year, when it is played this time from November 10 to 17 , in Guadalajara.
The pair of 30-year-old Guarachi and the North American are currently in seventh place in the annual Race to the WTA Finals and sealed their ranking after a series of combinations that occurred in recent weeks. And it will act in a special venue, in Mexico.
Guarachi has five titles in doubles on the professional circuit, three this year, in Adelaide and Strasbourg together with Krawczyk, while he was crowned in Dubai with the Croatian Darija Jurak. In addition, with his usual duo he prevailed in Gstaad 2018 and Istanbul 2020.
One in favor of Guarachi and his partner was the injury suffered by the Brazilian Luis Stefani, in a duo with the Canadian Gabriela Dabrowski, and also the Mexican Giuliana Olmos and the Canadian Sharon Fichman will not play this week, so they will not be able to reach them in the list.
In this way, she thus makes history by being the first Chilean player to participate in the Maestras tournament and succeeds Fernando González, who was the previous one to play it, in 2007, in singles, for the last time in her career.