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Canadian tennis player

Height: 1.68 m Trending

Born: September 6, 2002 (age 19 years), Montreal, Canada

Olympic Games: 2R (2021)

Coach: Jorge Fernandez (father)

Plays: Left-handed (two-handed backhand)

Residence: Boynton Beach, Florida, United States

Siblings: Bianca Jolie Fernandez

BIRTHDAY 6 September, 2002 (Friday)

BIRTH PLACE Montreal , Quebec


AGE (in 2021) 19 Years Old


HEIGHT in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”

WEIGHT in Kilograms- 48 kg
in Pounds- 105.82 lbs

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Leylah Fernandez 10 Fast Facts, Biography, Wiki

Fernandez is a fan of Spanish football team Real Madrid. She’s also fond of English football team Manchester City.

Currently coached by Romain Deridder and father, Jorge Fernandez

Born in Montreal, Canada and currently lives and trains in Boynton Beach, Florida with her mother, Irene, father, Jorge, and younger sister (Bianca) who also plays tennis; older sister Jodeci lives in Vermont

Current sponsors are ASICS, Babolat, Telcel/Claro, Microsure and USANA

Is trilingual, speaking Spanish, French and English

Hobbies include: taking dancing lessons, currently learning Salsa with her younger sister; loves to solve puzzles and Rubiks Cubes during match rain delays or in her free time at the hotel

Loves dessert but specifically enjoys molten lava chocolate cake

She ran to hug her father first after defeating Françoise Abanda in the semi-final at the Granby Challenger. This was a breach of tennis etiquettes as you are supposed to shake hands with your opponent first and hence she was given a warning to not repeat such mistakes again.

Her father is a former soccer player and her younger sister Bianca Jolie also plays tennis.

She became only the second Canadian female tennis player to win a Grand Slam Junior title after Eugenie Bouchard.

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.

She was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada to Ecuadorian father Jorge Fernandez and Filipino mother Irene Exevia.

She is the second among three siblings. Her older sister Jodeci Fernandez is a dentist while her younger sister Bianca Jolie Fernandez is also a tennis player.

She is fluent in English, French and Spanish.

She loves desserts, particularly molten lava chocolate cake.

She is 5’6″ tall and she is left-handed.

Growing up, she competed in track-and-field and played football and volleyball. In 2008, she started playing tennis.

In 2017, she played the first events of her career on ITF Circuit in the U.S. and Canada.

In 2018, she played and won the first WTA match of her career.

In 2019, she made her professional tennis debut.

Amid the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2020 and 2021, she lived and trained in Boynton Beach, Florida, United States where was coached by Romain Deridder and her father, who is a former professional football player.

In 2020, she reached the first round in the Australian Open, the second round in the U.S. Open and the third round in the French Open.

In 2021, she reached the first round in the Australian Open and Wimbledon and the second round in the French Open.

She was runner-up to 2021 US Open women’s singles champion Emma Raducanu of England.