Leylah Fernandez Biography

Leylah Annie Fernandez is a young and talented Canadian Tennis player who just shocked the world with her abilities. She plays a left-handed or two-handed backhand. Her highest ranking in singles is No. 66 and currently is ranked as No.73. In the 2021 Monterrey Cup, she won her first WTA Tour singles title. She was also seen competing at Summer Olympics. She recently emerged as a teen sensation in the US Open after beating some of the top players.

Early Life

Leylah Fernandez was born on 6th September 2002 in Montreal, Canada. The name of her father is Jorge while the name of her mother is Irene and they all live in Boynton Beach, Florida. She has a younger sibling named Bianca Jolie who is a tennis player and an older sister named Jodeci who is a dentist. Leylah has completed her high school education from School Secondary Antoine De- St-Exupery. The details about her higher education have not been shared with the media yet. She showed an active interest in playing tennis.

Leylah Fernandez Career

In 2018 she began playing tennis professionally. She was seen in matches like Grand Slam Tournament and WTA 1000. From 2018-2021 she was seen plying at the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, US Open, Miami Open, Madrid Open, Italian Open, Canadian Open, and Cincinnati Open. In 2019 at Junior Grand Slam Finals she won against Emma Navarro at French Open and lost against Clara Tauson at the Australian Open. At ITF Circuit Finals singles held in 2019, she was seen competing against Carson Branstine, Lizette Cabrera, and Fernanda Contreras.

While in doubles she played against Hsu Chieh –yu, Marcela Zacarias, Samantha Murray Sharan, Bibiane Schoofs, Robin Anderson, Jessika Ponchet, Veronica Pepelyaeva, and Anastasia Tikhonova. In 2020 and 2021 doubles she was playing at the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and US Open. She was also seen at WTA Career Finals, where she lost against Heather Watson and won against Viktorija Golubic. Leylah is currently making buzz after reaching into the Semifinal of the ongoing US Open. She made some miraculously plays throughout the whole tournament and defeated some of the most favorite to win. Leylah managed to secure her place in the grand final of the US Open however she had to settle ending up at runner-up spot.

Leylah Fernandez Biography

Real Name Leylah Annie Fernandez
Birth Date 6 September 2002
Age (as of 2021) 19 Years
Birth Place Montreal, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Profession Tennis Player
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Virgo

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 48 kg  –  in Pounds –  106 lbs
Shoe Size 6 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Slim

Family

Father Jorge Fernandez
Mother Irene Exevea
Sister One (Bianca Fernandez)
Brother

Qualification/Education

School School Secondary Antoine De- St-Exupery
College

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Boyfriend None

Personal Life

Leylah is currently single. The details of her past or current relationship have been kept private and away from the limelight. It seems she is avoiding any sort of distraction and likes to focus on her career. Along with that she also spends her quality time with friends and family.

Leylah Fernandez Net Worth

Leylah Fernandez has earned a lot by playing tennis professionally and by participating in tournaments. She has earned $786,772 in her career as prize money and her salary is estimated at around $550,804. According to sources her net worth has been estimated at around $1 million. Some other sources of her income are from brand endorsements and attending various events.

Trivia

  • Her father is from Ecuador and is a former soccer player.
  • She is fluent in English, French, and Spanish.
  • At the 2021 US Open, she was upset defending champion Naomi Osaka in the third round.
  • At the age of 18, she was the youngest player in the main draw and captured the championship.
  • In Doubles she has a career record of 28-23(54.9%).
  • At Monterrey Open 2020 she upset Grand slam Champion Sloane Stephens to get into the quarterfinals but later failed to Elina Svitolina.
  • She also became the first Canadian female winner of a junior grand slam title since Eugenie Bouchard at 2012 Wimbledon.

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