Jessica Pegula

Birth Day February 24th, 1994
Birth Place Buffalo, New York
Age 27 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Pisces

Jessica Pegula Biography

An American professional tennis player is named Jessica Pegula. In the year 2009, she turned professional and made her Grand Slam debut at the 2015 US Open as a qualifier. She won his first WTA titles at the Washington Open, defeating Camila Giorgi in the final, which also took her to a new career-high ranking of world no. 55. She is the daughter of billionaire businessman Terry Pegula and Kim Pegula. In 2020, she was an ASB Classic Finalist. In August 2016, she along with her sister opened a quick-serve restaurant named, Healthy Scratch in LECOM Harborcenter, which is an ice hockey-themed mixed-use development owned by her parents in Buffalo, New York. She also launched her own skincare line called Ready 24. As of February 2021, she is ranked No. 61. Scroll more to know about her Full Biography, Wiki, Facts, Age, Family Life, Untold Story, Personal Life, Career, Titles, Awards, and Ranking. 

Recently in the news, Jessica Pegula stormed to her first Grand Slam quarterfinal at the Australian Open 2021 by earning her first victory over an opponent ranked in the Top 10. She reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal after a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 victory over No. 5 seed Elina Svitolina of Ukraine in Rod Laver Arena. She is on quite a breakthrough run. She has won four matches at Melbourne Park over the past week - including victories over two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka and 2011 U.S. Open champion Sam Stosur - after entering the hard-court tournament with a total of three wins at majors for her career. She will face No. 22 Jennifer Brady in an all-American quarterfinal. She is from Pennsylvania and played college tennis at UCLA. She was a semifinalist at last year's U.S. Open. 

Jessica Pegula is famous for being an American professional tennis player. She is best known for being the daughter of billionaire businessman, Terry Pegula and Kim Pegula. She is also well-known for reaching her first WTA singles final at the Tournoi de Quebec as a qualifier.

Jessica Pegula, a famous Tennis Player

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Born on 24th February 1994, Jessica Pegula was born in Buffalo, New York, the USA (hometown/birthplace. By nationality, she is American and her ethnicity is Mixed as she has Korean ancestry on her mother's side. She was born to her parents; Terry Pegula (father), and Kim Pegula (mother). She also has two younger siblings named Kelly and Matthew. Additionally, she also has two half-siblings, Michael and Laura from her father's first marriage. Her father, Terry Pegula is a billionaire businessman who has investments in natural gas development and real estate and is also one of the principal owners of the NHL team, Buffalo Sabres and the NFL team, Buffalo Bills, and her mother, Kim is the president of Pegula Sports and Entertainment. Pegula Sports and Entertainment manages the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League, Buffalo Bandits and Rochester Knighthawks of the National Lacrosse League, Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League, LECOM Harborcenter, and Black River Entertainment, an independent record label based in Nashville, Tennessee. Pisces is her Zodiac sign and her religion is Christian. As of 2020, she celebrated her 26th birthday and she will next be celebrating her birthday as of 2021 on 24th February. There is no information about her educational background.

Terry, Kim and the Pegula Family gets a tour of Ralph Wilson Stadium at One Bills Drive

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With an athletic body build, Jessica Pegula stands tall at a height of 1.7 m or 5 ft 7 in. Her balanced bodyweight consists of 70 Kg. Her body measurement is 36-28-37 inches. She has a pair of brown eyes color and her hair color is blonde. She wears a shoe size of 10 US and her dress size is 4 US. She maintains her body a lot by doing frequent exercises. Overall, she has got a healthy body with a charming personality. 

Jessica Pegula Career

  • Jessica Pegula got a wildcard exemption into the main draw of the US Open doubles tournament on 30th August 2011. There, she paired with Taylor Townsend but lost in the third round to Vania King and Yaroslava Shvedova. 
  • Then, she was given a wildcard to the qualifying draw in Indian Wells in March 2012 but lost to Magdelena Rybarikova in three sets. 
  • She made her Grand Slam singles debut at the 2015 US Open as a qualifier where she defeated Shuko Aoyama, Margarita Gasparyan, and Melanie Oudin. Additionally, she  Alison Van Uytvanck in the first round but later, she was defeated by Dominika Cibulkova, in three sets.
  • What's more, she also reached her first WTA singles final at the Tournoi de Quebec as a qualifier in the year 2018 where she beat Kristýna Pliskova, Ons Jabeur, second seed Petra Martic, and fifth seed Sofia Kenin en route to the final. There, she lost to eighth seed Pauline Parmentier. 
  • She then entered several larger WTA Tour events, including in Indian Wells and Miami, and competed in the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament other than the US Open for the first time where she was defeated in the first round of the French Open by champion Ashleigh Barty.
  • She later won her first WTA career singles title at the Washington Open, defeating Camila Giorgi in the final which took her to a new career-high ranking of world no. 55.
  • She finished the 2019 season being ranked inside the top 100 for the first time, at No. 76.
  • At the ASB Classic, she started her 2020 tennis season where she defeated CiCi Bellis in the first round.
  • She beat Caroline Wozniacki in three sets in the semi-finals but lost to Serena Williams in straight sets. 

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  • Also, she competed at the Australian Open for the first time where she defeated by another American, Taylor Townsend in straight sets in the first round. 
  • Her next big triumph came at the Western & Southern Open, a Premier 5 tournament where she defeated two Russians and win over American Jennifer Brady. 
  • She later, recovered from a set down to record her first Grand Slam main-draw win since the 2015 US Open, defeating Marie Bouzková in a third-set tiebreak at the US Open. 
  • She also defeated Kirsten Flipkens to the third round of a Grand Slam event for the first time where she lost to the sixth and former world No. 2; Petra Kvitova. 
  • Her present coach is David Witt. 
  • She stormed to her first Grand Slam quarterfinal at the Australian Open 2021 by earning her first victory over an opponent ranked in the Top 10.
  • She reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal after a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 victory over No. 5 seed Elina Svitolina of Ukraine in Rod Laver Arena.
  • She will next face No. 22 Jennifer Brady in an all-American quarterfinal. She is from Pennsylvania and played college tennis at UCLA. She was a semifinalist at last year's U.S. Open. 

Jessica Pegula Records

Singles

  • Career record         247–184 (57.3%)
  • Career titles         1
  • Highest ranking No. 55 (August 5, 2019)
  • Current ranking No. 62 (November 23, 2020)

Grand Slam Singles results

  • Australian Open QF (2021)
  • French Open         1R (2019, 2020)
  • Wimbledon         1R (2019)
  • US Open                 3R (2020)

Doubles

  • Career record         131–92 (58.7%)
  • Career titles         0
  • Highest ranking No. 85 (October 12, 2020)
  • Current ranking No. 87 (November 23, 2020)

Grand Slam Doubles results

  • Australian Open 2R (2020)
  • French Open         QF (2020)
  • US Open                  3R (2011)

Jessica Pegula Personal Life and Affairs

Moving towards the private life of Jessica Pegula, she is an unmarried lady. Currently, she is in a relationship with her handsome boyfriend. She is dating Taylor Gahagen as of now. She is enjoying her present life happily with him happily without any disturbances. Their bond is going strong with the passage of time. Her boyfriend has also opened a dog rescue A Lending Paw with the slogan "Saving one dog will not change the world, but surely it will yours and theirs." As of today, she lives in Charleston, South Carolina, the USA. Her sexual orientation is straight. 

Jessica Pegula with Taylor Gahagen

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Jessica Pegula Net Worth & Salary

Jessica Pegula is a professional tennis player. She is the daughter of a billionaire family. She might inherit some of her father's fortune in the future. She has made a huge amount of money from her career as well. She has collected the prize money of US$1,364,219. As of 2021, her net worth is estimated to have $3 Million as per sources. Whereas there are no details about her salary. Without a doubt, she is earning and making a cool amount of money from her work. Her major source of wealth comes from her tennis career and she is living a luxurious lifestyle. Along with her sister, she has also opened a quick-serve restaurant called Healthy Scratch in LECOM Harborcenter, an ice hockey themed mixed-use development owned by her parents in Buffalo, New York. They expanded their Scratch business to food truck service in the year 2017. She also released her own skincare line, Ready 24 in the same year. Her father's net worth is estimated to have $5 Billion and her mother's net worth is estimated to have $100 Million as of 2021. 

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