Jessica Pegula is an American professional tennis player who was born on February 24, 1994, in Buffalo, New York. She turned professional in 2014 and has since become a rising star in the world of tennis.
Here are some of Jessica Pegula’s notable achievements and facts:
She has reached a career-high ranking of No. 13 in the WTA singles rankings as of March 2023.
Pegula had a breakthrough tournament at the 2021 Australian Open, where she reached the quarterfinals, defeating former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka and fifth seed Elina Svitolina en route. She eventually lost to Jennifer Brady in the quarterfinals.
Pegula also had a strong run at the 2022 Wimbledon Championships, where she reached the fourth round before losing to eventual champion Ashleigh Barty.
In addition to her success on the WTA tour, Pegula has won several ITF singles and doubles titles throughout her career. She comes from a wealthy family, as her father, Terry Pegula, is the owner of the NFL’s Buffalo Bills and NHL’s Buffalo Sabres.
Pegula attended the University of Michigan for two years before turning professional.
She is known for her aggressive playing style and powerful groundstrokes.
Pegula has been coached by David Witt since 2019 and has credited him with helping her improve her mental game and overall consistency on the court.
Pegula is also an avid golfer and enjoys spending time with her family in her free time.