Jessica Pegula eases past Barbora Krejcikova to seal Australian Open quarter-final spot
BREAKING NEWS: Jessica Pegula eases past Barbora Krejcikova to seal Australian Open quarter-final spot… and American is now the HIGHEST seeded woman left in the tournament
Jessica Pegula made light work of Barbora Krejcikova to seal a straight-sets win and book her spot in the quarter-final of the Australian Open on Sunday morning.
The No 3 seed, who is the daughter of the Buffalo Bills owners, is now the highest-ranked player left in the women’s singles as she searches for a first ever Grand Slam title.
Pegula won the match 7-5, 6-2 to set up a match with either Victoria Azarenka or Shuai Zhang in the last eight.
More to follow.
Jessica Pegula is the last American woman standing in the singles at the Australian Open
Pegula overcame Barbora Krejcikova with relative ease to book herself a quarterfinal spot
Pegula is seeded No 3, but the No 1 and No 2 players are already out of the tournament
Pegula is the daughter of the Bills owners and all eyes will be on Buffalo on Sunday afternoon