Leylah Annie Fernandez is a professional tennis player from Canada. Left-handed was born on 6th September 2002 in Montreal, the most populous city in the Canadian Province of Quebec. She currently lives and trains in Boynton Beach, Florida, the United States of America.
Who Are Leylah Annie Fernandez Parents and Sisters?
Leylah Fernandez’s mother’s name is Irena, a Canadian Citizen but of Filipino descent, and her father’s name is Jorge Fernandez, who originates from Ecuador and is a former soccer player.
Annie has two sisters named Jodeci(older sister and lives in Vermont) and Bianca(younger sister and also plays tennis).
Leylah Annie Fernandez Junior Career
According to ITF records, Fernandez competed in the Junior Tennis Circuit from April 2015 to June 2019. During those periods, the Canadian claimed five titles, including the 2019 French Open title. And she reached a career-high ranking of World No.1 perch on 2nd September 2019.
Leylah Annie Fernandez WTA Career
Fernandez won the first-ever WTA Tour-level match at the 2018 Coupe Banque Nationale, awarded a wildcard for the main draw. Afterwards, she made a WTA Tour-level final debut at the 2020 Acapulco Open and claimed the first title at the 2021 Monterrey Open.
At the Grand Slam events, Leylah ultimately reached the championship match at the 2021 US Open following victories over No.2 seed Aryna Sabalenka, No.5 Elina Svitolina, No.16 seed Angelique Kerber, No.3 seed Naomi Osaka, and Kaia Kanepi. In the 2021 US Open final, Fernandez fell to qualifier Emma Raducanu of Great Britain in straight sets(4-6, 3-6).
How Tall Is Leylah Annie Fernandez? Who Is Leylah Annie Fernandez’s Coach?
Leylah’s height is five feet and six inches(1.68meters). And she has been coached by Romain Deridder and her father, Jorge Fernandez.
Exciting Facts About Leylah Annie Fernandez
Annie speaks Spanish, French and English. Her hobbies are taking dancing lessons, solving puzzles and Rubiks Cubes. Moreover, she loves dessert but especially enjoys molten lava Chocolate Cake.
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