World TeamTennis November 24 Results
November 25, 2021 - World TeamTennis (WTT) News Release
Orange County Breakers 20, San Diego Aviators 17
Men's Singles: Steve Johnson (Breakers) def. Aleks Vukic (Aviators) 5-3
Women's Singles: Tatjana Maria (Breakers) def. CoCo Vandeweghe (Aviators) 5-2
*CoCo Vandeweghe substituted for Caroline Dolehide at 2-0
Men's Doubles: Will Blumberg/Aleks Vukic (Aviators) def. Steve Johnson/Austin Krajicek (Breakers) 5-3
Women's Doubles: Caroline Dolehide/CoCo Vandeweghe (Aviators) def. Desirae Krawczyk/Tatjana Maria (Breakers) 5-3
Mixed Doubles: Austin Krajicek/Desirae Krawczyk (Breakers) def. Will Blumberg/CoCo Vandeweghe (Aviators) 5-2
Orange County took a commanding lead after the first two sets, but San Diego overcame the deficit thanks to their men's and women's doubles teams. Caroline Dolehide & CoCo Vandeweghe took four of the first five games in women's doubles and tied the team score at 15 heading into the final set. After both mixed doubles teams split the first four games, Coachella Valley native and three-time Major mixed doubles champion, Desirae Krawczyk, won the next three games with partner Austin Krajicek to seal the win for the Breakers.
The Breakers won the season series and the tiebreaker with San Diego.
Coachella Valley native Desirae Krawczyk has an overall record of 24-20 in WTT games this season.
San Diego still leads the all-time series with Orange County 12-7.
Chicago Smash 19, Springfield Lasers 18
Women's Doubles: Asia Muhammad/Giuliana Olmos (Lasers) def. Alexa Guarachi/Sloane Stephens (Smash) 5-3
Women's Singles: Sloane Stephens (Smash) def. Asia Muhammad (Lasers) 5-1
Mixed Doubles: Denis Kudla/Giuliana Olmos (Lasers) def. Alexa Guarachi/Tommy Paul (Smash) 5-4
Men's Singles: Denis Kudla (Lasers) def. Tommy Paul (Smash) 5-2
Men's Doubles: Nick Monroe/Tommy Paul (Smash) def. Darian King/Denis Kudla (Lasers) 5-2
Chicago extended its lead into the third set thanks to a 5-1 win from 2017 US Open champion Sloane Stephens in women's singles and a strong start in mixed doubles. Springfield, however, rallied to win five straight games through mixed doubles and men's singles to tie the score 12-12. Denis Kudla was victorious in men's singles, but Chicago persevered in men's doubles to clinch the win.
Darian King has now played for every WTT this season except Chicago.
Denis Kudla had not lost a WTT set heading into the men's doubles set.
Chicago is now 3-1 against Springfield all-time.
NOV. 25 SCHEDULE
New York Empire @ Springfield Lasers, Indian Wells Tennis Garden, 11 a.m. PST, Tennis Channel
Orange County Breakers @ Chicago Smash, Indian Wells Tennis Garden, 2 p.m. PST, Tennis Channel
World TeamTennis has fun-filled action scheduled for Thanksgiving Day, with the defending champion New York Empire taking on the Springfield Lasers at 11 a.m. New York will be without Kim Clijsters, who has withdrawn from the remainder of the 2021 season with injury.
Coachella Valley native and three-time Major mixed doubles champion Desirae Krawczyk leads the Orange County Breakers against her WTA Finals doubles partner Alexa Guarachi and the 2020 WTT runner-up Chicago Smash at 2 p.m. The Breakers would clinch a spot in the WTT Finals with a win.
All World TeamTennis matches will be held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. Tickets are available for purchase online at wtt.com/tickets-2021. Due to requirements set by the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, all fans in attendance will need valid proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to enter the grounds for WTT matches.
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