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Grand Slam QFs; top 10; Entrepreneur; Buffalo Bills: 10 questions about Jessica Pegula
Jessica Pegula is an American tennis player, who has reached three Grand Slam quarter-finals, and an entrepreneur. Here are the answers to 10 questions you might have about her
Who is Jessica Pegula?
Jessica Pegula is an American tennis player who competes on the professional women’s circuit. She was born in Buffalo, New York, and resides in Charleston, South Carolina.
How old is Jessica Pegula?
Pegula was born on February 24, 1994, and is 28 years old.
What is Jessica Pegula’s highest ranking?
Pegula’s highest ranking is No 7, which she achieved on July 18, 2022. Pegula jumped from No. 81 in August 2020 to the top 10 less than a year later. You can find Pegula’s updated ranking and her ranking history on her WTA profile page.
Why is Jessica Pegula in the news?
Pegula has been one of the best performers on the WTA Tour between 2020 and 2022, scoring some of her biggest results in that span. That includes reaching the final of the Madrid Open in 2022 and in the same year, making the semi-finals at the Western & Southern Open.
What is Jessica Pegula’s best performance at the Grand Slams?
Pegula has reached three Grand Slam quarter-finals; twice in Australia(2021 and 2022) and once in France (2022). Until the start of 2021, she had won only three matches in the main draws at the Slams – all of which came at the US Open.
— Jessie Pegula (@JLPegula) February 15, 2021
How many WTA titles has Pegula won?
Pegula has won one WTA singles title in her career so far. The American won the Citi Open in Washington DC in 2019, beating Camila Giorgi in the final. She also reached the final in Quebec City in 2018 (losing to Pauline Parmentier) and Auckland in 2020 (losing to Serena Williams) and Madrid in 2022, losing to Ons Jabeur.
𝗛𝗔𝗣𝗣𝗬 𝗕𝗜𝗥𝗧𝗛𝗗𝗔𝗬 to our ’19 Champion, @JLPegula 🎉
Cheers to you and one of our favorite memories 🏆 🐾 pic.twitter.com/29EbJcl7cS
— Citi Open (@CitiOpen) February 24, 2021
Pegula has also won three doubles titles, including in Toronto in 2022, partnering Coco Gauff to glory. The victory also made Gauff the world No 1 in doubles.
How much prize money has Jessica Pegula won in her career?
Pegula has won $5.28m in prize money as of August 2022. You can find Pegula’s updated prize money figures on her WTA profile page.
Is Jessica Pegula an entrepreneur?
“Hello 👋 @readytwentyfour is now available in all the following Buffalo, NY Wegmans locations! Can’t believe it 😮 💙 @wegmans
Wearing the clay mask here 💆🏻♀️”
– Jessie pic.twitter.com/KIApEinwab
— Ready 24 (@Ready24) October 25, 2019
How is Jessica Pegula connected to the Buffalo Bills?
Pegula is the daughter of Kim Pegula (South Korean-born American business owner) and Terry Pegula, the American professional sports investor and natural gas tycoon.
— Jessie Pegula (@JLPegula) March 22, 2021