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Who is Jessica Pegula?
Jessica Pegula is an American professional tennis player ranked in the top 45 among the world’s top tennis players in the singles category. She has played 438 professional career matches and won 261 matches with 177 losses to hold a win percentage of 59.6% in the singles category. Likewise, she has played 226 professional matches and won 136 matches with 90 losses to hold a win percentage of 60.2% in the doubles category. She has a dominant right hand and likes to play with a two-handed backhand style of play. She is currently coached by former American professional tennis player David Witt.
|Date Of Birth
|February 24, 1994
|Buffalo, New York, U.S.
|Terry Pegula and
|5 ft. 7 in
Jessica Pegula was born on 24 February 1994 in Buffalo, New York, United States, to one of the wealthiest families. Her father’s name is Terry Pegula, and her mother’s name is Kim Pegula. Her father is a billionaire businessman who is a well-known name in the oil, gas, and the sports industry as he purchased the American professional football club, Buffalo Bills. Likewise, her mother is one of the main owners of the American professional football team, the Buffalo Bills. She was born and raised by wealthy parents alongside her sister, whose name is Kelly Pegula. Besides this, she is currently 27 years old with the zodiac sign of Pisces.
Nationality and Physical Stats
Jessica Pegula holds an American nationality and descends from American and South Korean ancestry. Unfortunately, there is no information available regarding the tennis player’s religious views and beliefs. Besides this, she stands at the height of 5 feet and 7 inches (1.70m/170cms) and weighs around 70kgs (154lbs). Moreover, she has an athletic body figure with a body measurement of 36-28-37 inches, respectively. In addition to this, she has a pair of beautiful brown colored eyes with blonde hair color.
Unfortunately, there is no information regarding Jessica Pegula’s educational background and educational qualifications. But since she is a billionaire’s daughter, it is assumed that she has completed her education from some top schools and colleges.
Jessica Pegula is currently dating Taylor Gahagen. There is no information regarding whether she is in a romantic relationship with him or is just a friend. Still, she can be seen posting pictures on social media platforms. She has not been married yet, nor has she given birth to any children to date.
Jessica Pegula gave her debut performance as a professional tennis player in 2011 when she played in the 2011 US Open and made it to the second round of the qualification round. Likewise, she played in the 2012 US Open and also in the Indian Wells Open. She managed to make it to the second round of the qualification of the US Open while making her way to the first round of the competition in the Indian Wells Open.
In 2013, she participated in numerous competitions like the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, Indian Wells Open, and the Canadian Open. Still, she could not make it past the qualification rounds. She did not play any match in the year 2014 and was absent from all of the competitions. Her performance improved in 2015 when she played the French Open, Wimbledon, and the Indian Wells Open but had to leave the competition from the qualification rounds.
However, she managed to make it to the second round of the US Open in the same year. Likewise, she made it to the first round in the US Open. Still, she bid farewell from the qualification stages in competitions like the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, Indian Wells Open, and Cincinnati Open in 2016. She was not very active in 2017 and 2018 and participated only in the US Open in two years.
The year 2019 saw a major improvement in her performance as she participated in 13 competitions and made it stick to the first and second rounds in the competition. However, she had to bid farewell from the qualification stages in the Madrid Open. Her most recent season was 2020, where she played and made it to the first and third rounds of t Australian Open, French Open, and the US Open. Likewise, she made it to the quarter-finals of the Cincinnati Open. She also made it to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open in the year 2021. With this, she completed a total of 37 career competitions to date.
Jessica Pegula defeated the Italian professional tennis player Camila Giorgi in the Washington Open and won her first-ever WTA career singles title.
Jessica Pegula earns mostly from her tennis career, and as of the year 2020, she has an estimated net worth of around $1 million.
Jessica Pegula is active on social media platforms. Her official Instagram account (@jpegula) has over 18 thousand followers, and her official Twitter account (@JLPegula) has over 23 thousand followers.