The world’s richest tennis star, Jessica Pegula, loves the recognition that comes with being the highest-ranked player in the United States.

World No. 3 Pegula is now the highest-ranked American in both men’s and women’s football, having earned over £5.6million in her successful career on the pitch.

But the 29-year-old, who is aiming for stardom at the prestigious Miami Open this week, also boasts a mega-net worth that eclipses even tennis icons like Serena Williams and Roger Federer.

That’s thanks to Pegula’s father Terry – who has made billions from oil and gas and is said to be worth up to £5.5billion.

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Billionaire Terry Pegula, 71, has built a massive business empire that includes the NFL franchise Buffalo Bills and NHL hockey team Buffalo Sabers.

But while heiress Pegula sits atop a massive fortune, she’s firmly focused on creating her own legacy on the tennis court.

The in-form New Yorker has emerged as one of the elite players in women’s tennis and is hoping to break her Grand Slam duck this season.


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