With the world ranking of 61 and without surpassing the third round of a major tournament, one can think that the amount of victory to reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open would be good. He stated that the amount was just over 3 million SEK, according to Australian Opens website. A fortune for many, but it’s just a weekly allowance for tennis professional Jessica Bigula.
The 26-year-old tennis player comes from one of the wealthiest families in the United States. Her father, Terence “Terry” Bigula, made his money from natural gas and is calculated accordingly Forbes That’s good for just over five billion dollars. When Terry Bigula sold his Eastern Resources company in 2011, he seized the opportunity to acquire the Buffalo Sabers ice hockey team.
Three years later, he was once again hungry for sports teams. Terry Bigula then won the bidding of both former President Donald Trump and artist Bon Jovi for the NFL Buffalo Bills. The American soccer team became theirs with a small sum of $ 1.4 billion.
“My parents have nothing to say about.”
Jessica Bigula has made a name for herself in recent years in the tennis world. During her career, she has chosen to distance herself somewhat from the family name.
– When I was younger it was like I wanted to make a name for myself and when I got older I realized I should embrace the whole family side instead, she said A vast world of sport.
Jessica Bigula has always made it clear to herself and others that tennis is her king.
Tennis is my job and my career. She said it’s very different and my parents have nothing to say about what I’m doing on the track.
Jessica Bigula will face fellow world number 24 Jennifer Brady in one of the Australian Open quarter-finals.