Jennifer Brady

Birth Day April 12th, 1995
Birth Place Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Age 25 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Aries

Jennifer Brady Biography

An American professional tennis player, Jennifer Elizabeth Brady is professionally known as Jennifer Brady who made her Grand Slam debut at the 2014 US Open, having received a wildcard with Samantha Crawford for the women's doubles main draw. She also reached the fourth round of that year's US Open, defeating Barbora Strycova and Monica Niculescu before falling to then-world No. 1, Karolina Pliskova. She progressed to her first Grand Slam semifinal at the 2020 US Open, defeating former world No. 1, Angelique Kerber, en route. She had capped off the year with another impressive performance, reaching the 4th round of the US Open. Her present coach is Michael Geserer. As recent news, Jennifer's legs were shaking and her heart racing after the American overcame Karolina Muchova and two weeks in hard quarantine to set up an Australian Open final with Japan's Naomi Osaka. Scroll down to know more about Brady's Full Biography, Interesting Facts, Net Worth, Personal Life, Wiki, Age, Family, & more.

Famous For

  • Being an American professional tennis player.
  • For her surprise run to the fourth round of the 2017 Australian Open as a qualifier.

Jennifer Brady, a professional tennis player

Jennifer Brady Early Life 

Jennifer Brady was born as Jennifer Elizabeth Brady on 12th April 1995 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, U.S. (hometown/birthplace). Her nationality is American whereas her ethnicity is American-white. Brady is from Christianity religion and her race is white. She happily celebrates her every birthday on 12th April and she has celebrated her 25th birthday as of 2020. As per her birth date, her star sign is Aries. She is the daughter of Patrick Brady (father) and Elizabeth Brady (mother). She has one sibling a twin sister named Jessica Brady. Jennifer, after her high school graduation, had joined the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where she had completed her sophomore year of college before turning professional in tennis in 2014.


Jennifer Brady Career

Early years

  • Jennifer Brady kicks off her tennis career playing in the main draw of a WTA 125K series tournament at the Carlsbad Classic in November 2015, reaching the semifinals where she reached the quarterfinals at the Guangzhou International Open in September 2016 on the main level WTA Tour.

Breakthrough at Grand Slam tournaments

  • Jennifer reached the singles main draw of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time at the Australian Open, after winning all three of her qualifying matches where she defeated Maryna Zanevska, Heather Watson, and 14th seed Elena Vesnina in the main draw. 
  • Her run came to an end in the fourth round with a straight-set loss to Mirjana Lucic-Baroni as well as she lost her opening-round match to the 13th seed. She lost in the second round to the eighth seed Dominika Cibulkova, in straight sets at Wimbledon whereas she defeated Andrea Petkovic in the first, the 23rd seed Barbora Strycova in the second, and Monica Niculescu in the third round at US Open. 
  • She was able to get into the main draw or qualifying draw for several Premier-Mandatory and Premier-5 tournaments but was unable to win a match in the main draw of any of these tournaments due to her Grand Slam success in 2017.

Singles slump, doubles success

  • Jennifer reached the quarterfinals in doubles of the Australian Open with Vania King in 2018 and reached the final of a WTA 125K series event (WTA Indian Wells), with Vania King in March, where they fell to Taylor Townsend and Yanina Wickmayer in two sets.

Return to form

  • Brady started to come back into form as she made it to the third round of the Dubai Championships where she defeated world No. 22, Jelena Ostapenko, and No. 20, Caroline Garcia, before falling to No. 4, Petra Kvitova, in three sets in February. She reached the final of a 125K event in Indian Wells in the following week, where she fell to Viktorija Golubic in three sets.
  • She defeated world No. 19, Caroline Garcia, before falling to No. 12, Ashleigh Barty, in the third round to keep the hot streak going, the following week at the Indian Wells Open.
  • As well, she had a strong showing at the Premier Mandatory China Open, where she defeated fellow Americans Amanda Anisimova and Madison Keys before falling to US Open champion Bianca Andreescu in the third round.

Big wins, first WTA singles title, and US Open semifinal

  • Jennifer jumps off the season at Brisbane International, where she made it through qualifying and went on to defeat Maria Sharapova, before defeating world No. 1 and home favorite, Ash Barty, in the round of 16.
  • She went on to lose to No. 4, Petra Kvitova, in the quarterfinals in straight sets. Brady got a tough draw at the Australian Open, where she fell to No. 4, Simona Halep, in the first round. She did push the former world No. 1 though, as Halep had to save three set points in the first set
  • She reached the quarterfinals for the third consecutive year in doubles, but she and Caroline Dolehide fell to top-seeded Hsieh Su-Wei and Barbora Strycova in straight sets.
  • Then, she made it through qualifying at the Dubai Tennis Championships and then secured her second win over a top-10 opponent of her career when she defeated No. 6, Elina Svitolina in the first round. 
  • In the quarterfinals, she faced two-time major champions and former world No. 1, Garbine Muguruza, defeating her in a three-setter to move on to her first Premier semifinal, where she lost in two sets to eventual champion Simona Halep.
  • Also, she participated in the all-star Credit One Bank Invitational in Daniel Island and exhibition event that served as the Charleston tournament after organizers reformatted the tournament after the COVID-19 pandemic as a Laver Cup-style event. She was drafted by Bethanie Mattek-Sands to Team Peace, which won 26-22, going 4-0 with nine points.
  • Her first tournament following the resumption of the WTA Tour was the Top Seed Open in Lexington, Kentucky, where she won her maiden WTA Tour singles title. 
  • She defeated Heather Watson, sixth seed Magda Linette, Marie Bouzkova, Coco Gauff, and Jil Teichmann without dropping a set, or facing a tiebreak in any set. Following her victory, Brady's ranking rose to a career-high No. 40.
  • She defeated Anna Blinkova, CiCi Bellis, and Caroline Garcia in straight sets, before defeating 2016 champion and former world No. 1, Angelique Kerber, to advance to her first Grand Slam quarterfinal and then recorded another straight-set win over the 23rd seed Yulia Putintseva to reach her first Grand Slam semifinal, where she lost to Naomi Osaka in three sets.

Australian Open final

  • Jennifer Brady began her season in Abu Dhabi, however, she lost in the first round to Tamara Zidansek as well as she played doubles in the same tournament with Garbine Muguruza but they lost in the quarterfinals. Brady beat Madison Brengle, Kaja Juvan, Donna Vekic, Jessica Pegula, and Karolina Muchova to reach her first major final where she will face Naomi Osaka at the 2021 Australian Open.

Jennifer Brady will next face Naomi Osaka

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  • Furthermore, as recent news, Jennifer Brady's legs were shaking and her heart racing after the American overcame Karolina Muchova and two weeks in hard quarantine to set up an Australian Open final with Japan's Naomi Osaka.
  • "I can't feel my legs," Brady said after needing four match points to put the Czech away. "My legs are shaking, my heart is racing - I don't have words. I'm obviously pretty excited to be in the final of the Australian Open".
  • "It will be a really tough match, obviously, as she's won a few grand slams," Brady said ahead of her fourth career meeting with Osaka, who she lost to in three sets in last year's US Open semi-finals.
  • "We had a tough match at the US Open in the semi-finals and she even said it was one of her top two matches, which was unfortunate for me. I think it will be a really good match."

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World TeamTennis

  • Jennifer has also played one season with World TeamTennis starting in 2019 when she made her debut with the Washington Kastles. It was announced that she will be joining the Orange County Breakers during the 2020 WTT season set to begin on 12th July.

Jennifer Brady with Trophy

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Jennifer Brady Personal Life

Jennifer Brady not married yet. Whereas regarding her relationship status, she is not dating any as of now. So we can assume that she is currently living a single life. Hope the reason behind living a single life is to focus on a victorious career. Of course, she's stunning, she's popular and irresistible, and so it's quite natural to have men follow her everywhere. She's as beautiful in her real life as she appears in her pictures. Concerning Jennifer's sexual orientation, she is straight.

Jennifer Brady Net Worth

Moving to Jennifer Brady's net worth, Jennifer Brady has a net worth of close to $2 million in 2021 and her career earnings are also pretty substantial with $2,014,115 earned since she turned professional. She is endorsed by Asics for clothing and shoes, and by Babolat for racquets. She uses the Babolat Pure Aero racquet on the court. Her main source of income is from her tennis career. Till now, she has earned US$3,329,416 as prize money. She is receiving a considerable amount of salary from her work. 

Jennifer Brady Body Measurement 

The height of beautiful and versatile tennis player Jennifer Brady is 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) whereas her body weight is around 68 kg or 150 lbs. Her toned physique, shoulder-length, straight hair, gleaming face, a charming smile have attracted a lot of people towards her. She is a lady with dark brown hair and black eyes. Her body build type is athletic and her body measurement is 33-22-32 inches.

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