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Pegula at the 2015 Wimbledon
|Country (sports)||United States|
February 24, 1994 |
Buffalo, New York, U.S.
|Plays||Right handed (double handed backhand)|
|Prize money||US$ 298,419|
|Career titles||0 WTA, 0 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 123 (June 10, 2013)|
|Current ranking||No. 150 (8 February 2016)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||Q2 (2016)|
|French Open||Q3 (2015)|
|US Open||2R (2015)|
|Career titles||0 WTA, 3 ITF|
|Highest ranking||No. 92 (February 25, 2013)|
|Current ranking||No. 314 (8 February 2016)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|US Open||3R (2011)|
|Last updated on: 8 February 2016.|
Jessica Pegula (born February 24, 1994) is an American professional tennis player.
On August 30, 2011, Pegula was granted a wild-card exemption into the main draw of the U.S. women's doubles tournament where she was paired with Taylor Townsend. The pair eventually lost in the third round to the third-seeded team of Vania King and Yaroslava Shvedova.
In March 2012, Pegula was given a wildcard to the qualifying draw in Indian Wells, and surprised higher ranked players Bojana Jovanovski and Paula Ormaechea to qualify for the main draw where she lost to Magdaléna Rybáriková in three sets.
Pegula made her Grand Slam debut at the 2015 US Open as a qualifier. She defeated Shuko Aoyama, Margarita Gasparyan and Melanie Oudin to reach the main draw where she defeated Alison Van Uytvanck in the first round. In the second, Pegula was defeated by Dominika Cibulkova 5–7, 7–5, 6–3.
Pegula is the oldest daughter of Kim Pegula and the middle daughter of professional sports investor and natural gas tycoon Terry Pegula. She resides in Boca Raton, Florida. In August 2016, it was announced that Jessica and her sister Kelly would be opening a quick serve restaurant called Healthy Scratch in HarborCenter, a ice hockey themed mixed-use development owned by her parents in Buffalo, New York. The Healthy Scratch business will expand to food truck service in 2017.
ITF finals (3–9)
|Runner-up||1.||17 January 2011||Lutz, United States||Clay||Laura Siegemund||7–6(7–4), 1–6, 2–6|
|Runner-up||2.||28 May 2012||Sacramento, United States||Hard||Maria Sanchez||6–4, 3–6, 1–6|
|Runner-up||3.||5 August 2012||Vancouver, Canada||Hard||Mallory Burdette||3–6, 0–6|
|Winner||1.||30 October 2011||Saguenay, Canada||Hard (i)||Tímea Babos|| Gabriela Dabrowski
|Runner-up||1.||6 November 2011||Toronto, Canada||Hard (i)||Tímea Babos|| Gabriela Dabrowski
|5–7, 7–6(7–5), [4–10]|
|Runner-up||2.||16 January 2012||Plantation, United States||Clay||Ahsha Rolle|| Catalina Castano
|Winner||2.||22 April 2012||Dothan, United States||Clay||Eugenie Bouchard|| Sharon Fichman
|6–4, 4–6, [10–5]|
|Winner||3.||6 May 2012||Gifu, Japan||Hard||Zheng Saisai|| Chan Chin-wei
|6–4, 3–6, [10–4]|
|Runner–up||3.||2 November 2012||Toronto, Canada||Hard (i)||Eugenie Bouchard|| Gabriela Dabrowski
|Runner-up||4.||1 November 2013||Toronto, Canada||Hard (i)||Melanie Oudin|| Victoria Duval
|6–7(5–7), 6–2, [9–11]|
|Runner-up||5.||31 January 2015||Maui, United States||Hard||Taylor Townsend|| Asia Muhammad
|2–6, 6–3, [6–10]|
|Runner-up||6.||28 February 2016||Rancho Santa Fe, United States||Hard||Carol Zhao|| Asia Muhammad
|Runner-up||7.||08 May 2016||Indian Harbour Beach, United States||Clay||Maria Sanchez|| Julia Glushko
- Jessica Pegula at the Women's Tennis Association
- Jessica Pegula at the International Tennis Federation