TL;DR news on Pegula at April 22, 2023

While a final four major appearance would be equally relished by both players, Keys' and Pegula's paths to this potential collision course could not be more different. Pegula knows facing Barty will be an uphill battle, especially on Barty's "home turf" and with the crowd very much against her. How did Jessica Pegula and Taylor Gagahen meet? While the exact start date of their relationship is not officially know, the general consensus is that the pair began dating in 2015. In a tennis sense the Bills, like Pegula playing Barty, were playing a side they have not been able to get over in the recent past. Barty put away a volley for an immediate break at the start of the second set as a fading Pegula, taking on a world number one for the first time in her career, was bullied around the court. Pegula made a surprise run to her first Grand Slam quarterfinal in Melbourne last year as an unseeded player ranked No.61. "Coincidence I'm in Bills colours?" Pegula tweeted about her red, white and blue attire after her round two win.