Leylah Fernandez

Leylah Fernandez

Leylah Fernandez
Quick Facts About Leylah Fernandez
Celebrated Name Leylah Fernandez
Age 21 years old
Nick Name Leylah
Birth Name Leylah Annie Fernandez
Birth Date 2002-09-06
Gender Female
Profession Tennis player
Nationality Canadian
Place of Birth Montreal, Canada
Ethnicity mixed
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Virgo
Father Jorge Fernandez
Mother Irene Exevea
Sister Bianca Jolie and Jodeci
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status unmarried
Boyfriend single
Net Worth US $500 thousand
Salary $300K-$400K per year
Height 5 ft 4 inches
Weight 48 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Body Measurement 29-23-31 inches
Bra Size 34A(US)
Dress Size 12(US)
Shoe Size 8(US)
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black

Leylah Fernandez is a Canadian professional tennis player. Her father Jorge is a former soccer player, and her younger sister Bianca Jolie is also a tennis player. Fernandez has a career-high WTA singles ranking of 376 achieved on 8 April 2019. She also has a career-high WTA doubles ranking of 795 achieved on 31 December 2018.

She came into highlight after defeating the defending champion and a former world No. 1 Naomi Osaka at the US Open 2021. At the same event, She also defeated three-time major champion Angelique Kerber in the fourth round and fifth seed Elina Svitolina in the quarterfinals, to reach her maiden major semifinal a day after her 19th birthday.

She then defeated Aryna Sabalenka, the second seed, to reach her first major final and in the process became the first player born in 2002 to reach the final. It was the third time in the Open Era that a woman defeated three of the top five seeds at the US Open.

Fernandez made her WTA main draw debut at the 2018 Coupe Banque Nationale after receiving a wild card for the singles and doubles main draw. On June 8, 2019, Fernandez played a convincing win over American Emma Navarro at the French Open junior girls' singles final to become the first Canadian female winner of a junior Grand Slam title since Eugenie Bouchard at 2012 Wimbledon.

Leylah Annie Fernandez Tennis Player

Leylah Fernandez Religion Parents: How many sisters does she have?

Leylah Fernandez was born on 6th September 2002 in Montreal, Québec, Canada. Her parents named her Leylah Annie Fernandez at the time of her birth. She holds Canadian nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. She is half Ecuadorian from her father's side and half Filipino from her mother's side. Virgo is her birth sign. She is a follower of Christianity. 

Leylah was born into a sport-loving family. Her father Jorge Fernandez is a tennis coach and a former footballer while her mother, Irene Exevea is a Canadian of Filipino origins. She grew up along with her younger sister Bianca Jolie who is also a tennis player, and her older sister, Jodeci, who is a dentist.

Growing up, she attended a private school in her hometown. After graduating from high school Fernandez joined University for further education. She is currently working towards her diploma in an online program that she’s been a part of for the past three years.

Leylah Fernandez Boyfriend and Dating

If we take a glimpse at Leylah Fernandez's social media accounts like Instagram, Facebook we cannot trace or find any proof regarding her boyfriend or any link with the boys. In every photo and video posted by her, we can only find her clicking photos of herself or with her trainer and friends. 

From here we can know that she is a girl highly dedicated to her career and work. Possibly, her focus on her profession might have made this beautiful player stay away from the relationship bound. Besides, Leylah is very secretive about her personal life and likes to keep them secret.

What does Leylah Fernandez do for a living?

Leylah Fernandez is a professional tennis player. She has been earning a lot of money being a tennis player. This profession has not only provided her with income sources but has also given her name and fame all over the world. 

The Tennis world has been a fundamental aspect of her life. It has been the backbone and the living source for her. And Leylah is really performing well and crawling towards the greater achievement to earn wider fame and earnings. 

Leylah Fernandez Net worth: How much did she make?

As of 2021, the net worth of Leylah Fernandez is estimated to be $500 thousand. She has already won the prize money of US$ 786,772 at the very young age of 19. It means on average, she earns around $400 thousand to $500 thousand per year but this amount figure can be increase or decrease in the coming days according to her performances or wins in the tennis competitions.

Apart from her tennis career, Leylah makes extra money through endorsement deals. She is currently endorsed by Nike and Babolat for her apparel and equipment needs respectively. Her family owns a real estate property in Montreal where she lives with her family in a luxurious condo. 

Leylah Fernandez Measurements: Height, Weight, and Size

Leylah Fernandez is 5 ft 4 inches tall and her body weight is 48 Kg. She has an athletic build body. Her hourglass-shaped body measures 29-23-31 inches. She wears a 34A(US) size bra and a 12 (US) size dress.

She feels comfortable wearing 8(US) size shoes. She has a pair of Dark Brown eyes. She looks elegant in her long-curly hairstyle that is black in color. Overall, she has a well-maintained healthy body. 

Facts About Leylah Fernandez

  • #1She is the first Canadian teenage girl to win a junior Grand Slam.
  • #2She was the winner of the 2019 junior French Open.
  • #3She is the youngest player in the US Open to make it to the semifinals.
  • #4She is the youngest player to defeat two out of the top five ranked players in the Women's Tennis Association.
  • #5Her own father is her tennis coach.
  • #6She is a Left-handed (two-handed backhand) player.
  • #7She won the Monterrey Open, and competed in the Tokyo Olympics.
  • #8She loves to take dancing lessons.
  • #9Her favorite food item is dessert but specifically enjoys molten lava chocolate cake.
  • #10She played her first events of career on ITF Circuit in USA and Canada.