Jessica Pegula Bio

  • Coached by David Witt, formerly with Michael Joyce
  • • Parents are Terrence (works in oil and gas) and Kim (business owner); her parents are principal owners of the Buffalo Bills (NFL), while Terry Pegula also owns hockey team the Buffalo Sabres (NHL)
  • • Brothers are Michael and Matthew, sisters are Laura and Kelly; also has three pets - Laura played Division I college tennis at the University of Pittsburgh
  • • Introduced to tennis by family at age 7
  • • Nickname is JP
  • • Favorite shot is backhand down the line; favorite tournament is the US Open
  • • Tennis idol was Martina Hingis
  • • One word to describe her would be "Determined"
  • • Owns her own skincare company called 'Ready 24'
  • • Also enjoys golf, sports, and design
  • • Married Taylor Gahagen in October 2021
  • • Passionate about new charity with her husband called A Lending Paw

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