MIDLAND, January 17, 2020 (Press Unlock)
The USTA introduced that Jessica Pegula of Buffalo, New York headlines the preliminary participant acceptance checklist for the Dow Tennis Vintage, a $100,000 USTA Professional Circuit match, held on the Larger Midland Tennis Heart, February 3-9, 2020.
The match is the 3rd USTA Girls’s Aggressive Pathway match of the 2020 season and is the primary of 2 girls’s occasions scheduled to happen in Michigan this 12 months.
Lately No. 64 on this planet, Pegula is the highest-ranked of the 18 girls who won direct acceptance into the 32 participant primary draw. 32 avid gamers may even compete within the qualifying match February 3-4, for extra berths. The native match organizers and the USTA will award wild card entries to finish the sector.
In past due 2019, the 25-year-old reached a career-high score of No. 55 on this planet after defeating Camila Giorgi on the Citi Open, thus choosing up the first WTA singles name of her profession. Simply closing week she defeated CiCi Bellis, Tamara Zidansek, Alize Cornet and Caroline Wozniacki to achieve the singles ultimate of the ASB Vintage in Auckand, New Zealand. The American would pass directly to be defeated via Serena Williams 6-3, 6-4.
She has competed in the principle draw of the Roland-Garros, Wimbledon, and america Open. Off the court docket, Pegula began her personal skin care line known as Able 24 in 2018.
Pegula additionally competes often in doubles and claimed her first WTA 125Okay doubles name on the Oracle Challenger Sequence – Houston in November 2018. She has reached the 3rd spherical of Roland-Garros and america Open and holds seven doubles titles at the ITF International Tennis Excursion.
Becoming a member of Pegula in the principle draw is 2019 Dow Tennis Vintage singles champion Caty McNally; 2018 Dow Tennis Vintage singles champion Madison Brengle; 2009 US Open semifinalist Yanina Wickmayer; and 2016 Roland-Garros quarterfinalist Shelby Rogers.
Notable names anticipated to compete in qualifying come with five-time Grand Slam doubles champion Sara Errani and previous international No. Nine and two-time Grand Slam semifinalist CoCo Vandeweghe.
A complete checklist of avid gamers anticipated to compete within the 2020 Dow Tennis Vintage can also be discovered at: bit.ly/2Nza2rt
Admission to day consultation suits (thru Friday) on the Dow Tennis Vintage are loose. Tickets to the night time classes, semifinals, and finals get started at simply $10 for juniors (age 6-18) and $15 for adults. Tickets are to be had via calling the Larger Midland Tennis Heart at (989) 631-6151 or via visiting bit.ly/DTC20-Tickets.