Jessica Pegula, daughter of Bills owners, wins again in Australian Open

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Kim and Terry Pegula watched their NFL team reach the AFC Championship Game, where the Bills lost to the Chiefs. The Pegulas now are watching their daughter, Jessica, make a similar run that they hope lasts even longer.

Jessica Pegula upset No. 5 seed Elina Svitolina of Ukraine in the fourth round of the Australian Open, winning 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.

It was Pegula’s first victory over a top-10 opponent, earning the American her first trip to the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam tournament.

Pegula, 26, is ranked 61st in the world.

Her four victories in the tournament include wins over two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka and 2011 U.S. Open champion Sam Stosur.

Pegula plays the winner of the match that followed hers between No. 22 Jennifer Brady of the United States vs. No. 28 Donna Vekic of Croatia.

8 responses to “Jessica Pegula, daughter of Bills owners, wins again in Australian Open

  1. Just goes to show that with hard work, grit, and a little luck, and all the best developmental opportunities and lifelong support a billionaire father can provide, you too can become a successful tennis pro.

  2. I don’t follow tennis but I am guessing she’ll have a tough time beating someone named Brady.

  3. Gotta respect any individual who comes from that type of wealth and still forges their own path. Go, girl!

  4. root4cleveland says:
    February 15, 2021 at 8:31 am
    Gotta respect any individual who comes from that type of wealth and still forges their own path. Go, girl!

    Huh? Pretty sure it’s the person who has no economic advantage and pulls it off that deserves more credit.

  5. Sounds like another chance for the WNY Nielsen TV Rating Mob to show the networks what’s up. Again.

    You could see the Bills Mafia in tennis shorts this week.

    Go Jessica!

    And she alos could have fouled up her Parents help. She could also have quit. She’s rich. But nope she took all that wsa given to her and made the most of it. That has nothing to do with socioeconomic status.

    We are an underdog town and here’s is our underdog. Good stuff.

  6. Jessica has won 1 title on the tour in her career. Not to lessen the accomplishment but she won that title against a watered down field that comprised no one in the top 20. Chances of her winning a grand slam title are next to none.

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