Jennifer Brady is an American professional tennis player.
She made her Grand Slam debut at the 2014 US Open, having received a wildcard with Samantha Crawford in women’s doubles tournament. Jennifer Brady has won one WTA Tour singles title, as well as four singles and five doubles titles on the ITF Circuit.
Jennifer Brady first rose to prominence following her surprise run to the fourth round of the 2017 Australian Open as a qualifier, registering victories over Heather Watson and 14th seed Elena Vesnina. She also reached the fourth round of that year’s US Open, defeating Barbora Strycova and Monica Niculescu before falling to then-world No 1, Karolina Pliskova. Following struggles with injuries and an increased focus on doubles, including a semifinal showing at the 2019 Australian Open, Jennifer Brady returned to prominence in singles in 2020, where she defeated Maria Sharapova, and recorded her first No 1 victory by defeating Ashleigh Barty at Brisbane, and defeated Elina Svitolina, Marketa Vondrousova, and Garbine Muguruza at Dubai. She won her first WTA singles title at the Top Seed Open in Lexington, Kentucky, where she defeated Jil Teichmann in straight sets. She progressed to her first Grand Slam semifinal at the 2020 US Open, defeating former world No 1 Angelique Kerber en route. Following her impressive US hard court swing, she reached a career-high singles ranking of No 25.
Jennifer Brady has a career record of 213–151. Her biggest Grand Slam result was semi-finals at US Open 2020.