Top American seed Jessica Pegula trumps Viktorija Golubic in the first round of the US Open

Top American seed Jessica Pegula – daughter of billionaire Buffalo Bills owner – trumps Viktorija Golubic in just an HOUR in the first round of the US Open

  • Jessica Pegula confidently won the match 6:2, 6:2
  • She entered the tournament in 8th place, higher than any other American
  • Pegula has already reached the quarterfinals of two Grand Slams this year

Jessica Pegula made easy work of first-round opponent Viktorija Golubic at Tuesday’s US Open, winning 6-2, 6-2 to secure her place in the second round.

The match only lasted an hour and four minutes as the Swiss couldn’t keep up with the American.

Next, Pegula meets Elisabetta Cocciaretto or Aliaksandra Sasnovich.

Pegula put on a dominant performance against Golubic, breaking serve five times.

Jessica Pegula easily dealt with Viktorija Golubic on Tuesday

Jessica Pegula easily dealt with Viktorija Golubic on Tuesday

The American also won 83 percent of her first serve points.

Pegula entered the tournament ranked 8th in the world singles rankings by the WTA, which is the highest for any American.

And the 28-year-old had something of a breakthrough year, reaching the quarterfinals of the Australian Open and French Open and reaching the doubles final of the French Open.

Viktorija Golubic was eliminated in the first round after losing to Pegula

Viktorija Golubic was eliminated in the first round after losing to Pegula

Pegula is the daughter of Terry and Kim Pegula, who own the Buffalo Bills.

Not for the first time, Pegula will try to keep her Open singles run alive while playing doubles.

She has teamed up with Coco Gauff – the pair lost the French Open final earlier this year – and they will play in the first round on Wednesday.

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