Jessie Pegula lost Tuesday in the first round of the U.S. Open to France's Alize Cornet, 6-2, 6-3.
Pegula, the Buffalo-born daughter of Bills and Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula, was playing in the main draw for the first time since 2016.
Cornet, ranked No. 68 in the WTA rankings, was playing in her 13th consecutive U.S. Open and had been eliminated in the first r…
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Jessie Pegula has reached the main draw of the U.S. Open twice in her career, having taken the long path through qualifying in 2015 and 2016. Four other times, she attempted to qualify but did not make the field of 128.
This year, she has no such worries.
Pegula’s strong season has moved her to No. 58 in the rankings and a spot in the f…
Jessie Pegula, the daughter of Bills and Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula, has advanced to the Round of 16 in women's doubles at the French Open.
Jessie, 25, and partner Desirae Krawczyk beat Raquel Atawo and Katarina Srebotnik, 7-5, 6-3, on Friday at Roland Garros in the second round.
They will face Su-Wei Hsieh and Mónica Puig in the next round.
The public-address announcer inside the Buffalo Bills’ press box was having trouble keeping up with the injury announcements Sunday.
Both the home team and the New York Jets dealt with several injuries during the visitors’ 27-23 victory.
“The way the previous game we played against them went, we knew they were going to come in with an edge,” Bills safety Jordan Poyer…