Jessica Pegula is on to the quarterfinals of the 2021 Australian Open, and if that final identify sounds acquainted to you, it ought to.
The professional from Buffalo is the daughter of Terry and Kim Pegula, the homeowners of the Buffalo Payments and Sabres. And down below, she has stormed by means of the ladies’s draw, upsetting No. 12-seeded Victoria Azarenka, Samantha Stouser and Kristina Mladenovic. A defeat of No. 5 seed Elina Svitolina put Pegula into the quarters in opposition to fellow American Jennifer Brady.
What’s enjoyable is she’s utilizing the signing-the-glass-on-the-camera second after her wins to shout out the Pegulas again dwelling and to root on the Payments and Sabres.
— Jessie Pegula (@JLPegula) February 11, 2021
She additionally gave a shotout to her upcoming opponent, first rooting her on after which telling Brady she’d see her subsequent:
— #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) February 13, 2021
— WTA Insider (@WTA_insider) February 15, 2021
— #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) February 15, 2021
That is tremendous cool, together with for town of Buffalo and its die-hard sports activities followers.