Jessica Pegula is a hardworking and talented American Tennis Player. She is being coached by David Witt who also received training under one of the world’s top women players Venus Williams. Her playing style is Right-handed or two-handed backhand.
Jessica was born on 24th February 1994 in Buffalo, New York, United States of America. The names of her parents are Terry Pegula and Kim Pegula. While the names of her siblings are Kelly Pegula, Matthew Pegula, Michael Pegula, and Laura Pegula. She is currently residing in Palm Beach County, Florida. She went to Division I college at the University of Pittsburgh. Her profession was more inclined towards becoming a professional sports player. At the age of 7, she began training herself for playing Tennis. The details about her high school have not been shared with the media.
Jessica Pegula Career
In 2009 she played the first WTA qualifying match at Ponte Vedra Beach and was also seen playing at International Tennis Federation. Next year she continued to play at the ITF circuit. In 2011 she played at the Women’s Tennis Association in US Open, Wimbledon, French Open, and Australian Open. Next year she played matches with Indian Wells and Quebec City teams. In the 2015 US Open, she made her grand slam singles debut as a qualifier. She qualified in the first round but lost against Dominika Cibulkova in the third set. In 2017 she won two doubles titles at the ITF circuit.
In 2018 she was ranked under the top 200 and later ended up inside the top 125. She has defeated Kristyna Pliskova, Ons Jabeur, and Sofia Kenin. Next year she finished the year ranked under the top 100 as her rank was 76th. She also achieved a WTA career single at Washington Open by defeating Camila Giorgi. In 2020 she played ASB Classic at Auckland where she defeated Tamara Zidansek and Alize Cornet and managed to play for Semifinals. In the semi-finals, she defeated Caroline Wozniacki and during the finals, she lost against Serena Williams. She also played for matches at the Western & Southern Open and US Open.
In 2021, she received huge fame at the 2021 Australian Open as she defeated Victoria Azarenka, Kristina Mladenovich, Samantha Stosur, and Elina Svitolina. In this way, she was able to reach her first Grand Slam Quarter Final. She competed in Quarter Final at the Australian Open although, she couldn’t progress further. Currently, she is playing in the Indian Wells Masters or BNP Paribas Open where she climbed into round 16. She will try her best to win against Elina Svitolina in order to cement her place for further rounds.
Jessica Pegula Biography
|Real Name||Jessica Pegula|
|Birth Date||24 February 1994|
|Birth Place||Buffalo, New York, U.S.|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimetres – 170 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 70 kg – in Pounds – 154 lbs|
|Shoe Size||8 (U.S.)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Marital Status||in Relation|
According to sources she is rumored to be in a relationship with Taylor Gahagen and Terry Pegulas. There is no confirmation about the information as she prefers to keep her personal life private and away from the media. She is also very focused on her upcoming matches. Pegula has been not involved in any controversy yet but a lot of reporters release statements about her stating her private life. As she belongs to a rich family so that’s why she is usually being compared to them. However, she has managed to keep her eyes on the games and give her best in every match.
Jessica Pegula Net Worth
Jessica Pegula earns a total of $1.4 million from her tennis career. She also has many other sources of income like her restaurant and cosmetic business, sponsors, and event appearances. According to sources her net worth has been estimated at around $3 million.
- Her father Terry is an American businessman with an interest in Natural gas, real estate, and the entertainment and sports industry.
- Pegula has her own skincare line named Ready 24 in 2017.
- She opened a restaurant named Healthy Scratch with her sister in Buffalo, New York.
- Her parents are also the owner of an NFL team named Buffalo Bills.
- On 23rd November 2020, she was ranked at 62nd position in Singles.
- On 30th August 2011 she was granted a wildcard exemption to play at US Open doubles where she was paired up with Taylor Townsend.