Name: Jessica Pegula
Sport: Tennis
Event(s): Women’s Singles, Women’s Doubles
Height: 5-7
DOB: 2/24/1994
Birthplace: Buffalo, N.Y.
Hometown: Buffalo, N.Y.
College: University of Pittsburgh
Coach(es): David Witt
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
Personal: Parents are Terrence and Kim; brothers are Michael and Matthew, sisters are Laura and Kelly...Introduced to tennis by family at age seven...Favorite shot is backhand down the line...Favorite tournament is the US Open...Tennis idol was Martina Hingis...Owns her own skincare company called 'Ready 24'...Also enjoys golf, sports and design...Nickname is JP...Her parents bought the Buffalo Bills in 2014 and have owned the Buffalo Sabers since 2010, with her mother serving as the president of both organizations...Mother Kim Pegula was adopted at five from Korea where she was abandoned...Jessica and her sister Kelly own a health-focused cafe, The Healthy Scratch...Engaged to Taylor Gahagen, who works for the Pegulas’ sports management team...They founded “A Lending Paw,” a charity that connects people with rescued and trained service animals.