Latest Jessica Pegula News

Coco Gauff to lead US tennis team at Paris Olympics after missing Tokyo

Jun. 20, 2024 12:33 PM EDT

Coco Gauff will lead the U.S. tennis team at the Paris Olympics three years after missing the Tokyo Games because she tested positive for COVID-19. The 20-year-old Gauff, ranked No. 2, will be joined by No. 5 Jessica Pegula, Danielle Collins and Emma Navarro in women's singles, along...

Danielle Collins wins 12th straight match, will face Daria Kasatkina in Charleston Open final

Apr. 06, 2024 18:17 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Miami Open champion Danielle Collins won her 12th straight match and will play for a second straight title, defeating Maria Sakkari 6-3, 6-3 in the Charleston Open semifinals on Saturday. Collins will go for lucky No. 13 in Sunday's final against Daria...

Top-seeded Pegula saves four match points in 3rd-set tiebreaker to reach Charleston Open semifinals

Apr. 05, 2024 20:43 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Top-seeded Jessica Pegula saved four match points in a third-set tiebreaker and beat Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (7) Friday to reach the Charleston Open semifinals. Danielle Collins, the Miami Open champion, won her 11th straight match with a 6-3, 6-4...

Miami Open champion Danielle Collins wins twice to reach Charleston quarterfinals

Apr. 04, 2024 21:20 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Miami Open champion Danielle Collins continued an amazing run by winning two matches on Thursday, beating Ons Jabeur and Sloane Stephens to reach the quarterfinals of the rain-delayed Charleston Open. Collins, who has said this will be her final season on...

Saudi Arabia will host the women's tennis WTA Finals for the next three years

Apr. 04, 2024 08:17 AM EDT

Saudi Arabia will host the WTA Finals as part of a three-year deal announced Thursday by the women’s professional tennis tour that will increase the prize money for this November’s season-ending championship to a record $15.25 million, a 70% increase from 2023. The event for the...

Top-seed Jessica Pegula rallies from a set down and beat Amanda Anisimova at the Charleston Open

Apr. 02, 2024 21:36 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Top-seeded Jessica Pegula rallied from a set down and beat fellow American Amanda Anisimova 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (3) in a second-round match at the Charleston Open on Tuesday night. Pegula had seven aces in the match and won despite capitalizing on 4 of 15 break...

Sinner advances to 3rd Miami semifinal in 4 years; Alexandrova continues run by ousting Pegula

Mar. 27, 2024 23:54 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Australian Open champion Jannik Sinner won his 20th match of 2024 to reach the Miami Open semifinals for the third time in the past four years with a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Tomas Machac on Wednesday. Sinner, seeded second, will take on No. 3 seed Daniil...

Top-ranked Iga Swiatek, U.S. Open champ Coco Gauff knocked out of Miami Open

Mar. 26, 2024 00:01 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Top-ranked Iga Swiatek and U.S. Open champion Coco Gauff have been knocked out of the Miami Open. Swiatek lost to Ekaterina Alexandrova 6-4, 6-2 on Monday night, hours after the third-seeded Gauff fell in three sets to No. 23 Caroline Garcia 6-3, 1-6,...