Jessica Pegula stood out this week by reaching the quarterfinals of the Australian Open. In the United States, it is also known to be multibillionaire.
Her third round at the US Open last year was already a benchmark performance for her in the Grand Slam. This week at the Australian Open, Jessica Pegula took a major step forward by reaching the quarterfinals, then dismissed by the future unfortunate finalist Jennifer Brady (4-6, 6-2, 6-1).
61st player in the world, credited with a WTA tournament to her record, won in 2019 in Washington, the 26-year-old American thus obtained in Melbourne a significant prize money of 400,000 euros. That is to say almost a third of his overall career endowment. A trifle, however, on the scale of the fortune she enjoys with her family.
A family rooted in US sport
Daughter of businessman Terrence Pegula, an oil, gas and real estate magnate in the United States, Jessica Pegula is the heir to a colossal heritage of nearly 5 billion euros according to Forbes magazine. His family has not only invested in tennis since the Pegulas own several franchises in the USA, including the Buffalo Bills in the NFL and the Buffalo Sabers in the NHL.
@BuffaloSabres @BuffaloBills and as requested @Ons_Jabeur 😆 #AusOpen pic.twitter.com/ALzcD2fwLz
– Jessie Pegula (@JLPegula) February 11, 2021