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Leylah Annie Fernandez Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Leylah Annie Fernandez Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 60 kg
Date of Birth September 6, 2002
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Eye Color Dark Brown

Leylah Annie Fernandez is a Canadian professional tennis player who is adept at both the singles and the doubles formats of the sport having been ranked world number 66 in singles and world number 120 in doubles in June 2021, as per the official WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) rankings. At Grand Slam tournaments, in the singles format, she had reached the final of the 2021 US Open. She had also reached the 3rd round of the 2021 Australian Open, the 2021 French Open, and the 2021 US Open in the doubles format. On the WTA Tour, she has won the Monterrey Open (March 2021) singles title.

Born Name

Leylah Annie Fernandez

Nick Name

Leylah

Leylah Annie Fernandez as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2020
Leylah Annie Fernandez as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2020 (Leylah Annie Fernandez / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Montréal, Québec, Canada

Residence

Boynton Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, United States

Nationality

Canadian

 

Occupation

Professional Tennis Player

Leylah Annie Fernandez as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2021
Leylah Annie Fernandez as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2021 (Leylah Annie Fernandez / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Jorge Fernandez (Tennis Coach, Former Soccer Player)
  • Mother – Irene Fernandez (née Exevea)
  • Siblings – Bianca Jolie Fernandez (Younger Sister) (Tennis Player), Jodeci Fernandez (Older Sister)

Manager

She is represented by Marie Halliday, Manager, GSE Worldwide, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States.

Plays

Left-Handed (Two-Handed Backhand)

Turned Pro

2019

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

60 kg or 132 lbs

Leylah Annie Fernandez as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2021
Leylah Annie Fernandez as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2021 (Leylah Annie Fernandez / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Hispanic and Asian)

She is of Ecuadorian descent on her father’s side and Filipino descent on her mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Shoulder-length, curly hair

Brand Endorsements

Leylah has been sponsored by –

  • Asics
  • Babolat
  • Telcel
  • Claro Company
  • Microsure B.V.
  • USANA Health Sciences

Leylah Annie Fernandez Favorite Things

  • Hobbies/Interests – Dancing, Solving Puzzles
  • Dance Genre – Salsa
  • Dessert – Molten Lava Chocolate Cake

SourceWTA Tennis

Leylah Annie Fernandez as seen in an Instagram Post in April 2021
Leylah Annie Fernandez as seen in an Instagram Post in April 2021 (Leylah Annie Fernandez / Instagram)

Leylah Annie Fernandez Facts

  1. Leylah, during her junior career, had reached the final of the Australian Open singles final, in January 2019. In June 2019, she had won the French Open girls’ singles title and had become the first Canadian female winner of a junior Grand Slam title since Eugenie Bouchard had triumphed at the 2012 Wimbledon Championships.
  2. In February 2020, during the Billie Jean King Cup, she had earned her first win against a player ranked in the ‘Top 10’ of the WTA singles rankings. She had defeated the then world number 5 Belinda Bencic.
  3. Later that month, she had reached the final of a tournament on the WTA Tour for the first time in her career. During her run to the final of the Mexico Open, she had won 12 sets in a row.
  4. In March 2021, she had won the Monterrey Open singles title, her first title on the WTA Tour. She was the youngest player in the main draw of that tournament and had not dropped a single set during the tournament.
  5. During her fairytale run to the final of the 2021 US Open, she had defeated the defending champion and 3rd seed Naomi Osaka in the 3rd round, former world number 1 and 16th seed Angelique Kerber in the 4th round, 5th seed Elina Svitolina in the quarter-final, and 2nd seed Aryna Sabalenka in the semi-final. This had made her just the 3rd female player in the Open Era to have defeated 3 of the top 5 seeds at the US Open.

Featured Image by Leylah Annie Fernandez / Instagram

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