Leylah Annie Fernandez is a Canadian professional tennis player. Fernandez was born in Montreal, Quebec on September 6, 2002. She has a dad Jorge Fernandez from Ecuador and a mom Irene is a Filipino Canadian. Her younger sister Bianca Jolie Fernandez also plays tennis.
She turned 16 on 06 September 2019 and made her debut at the Australian Open girls’ singles final where she lost to the top-seeded Clara Tauson. On 8 June 2019, Fernández beat Emma Navarro in the French Open final to become the first Canadian woman to win a Grand Slam title.
Leylah Fernandez Profile/Bio
|Estimated Net Worth||$3.5 Million|
|Birth Place||Montreal, Quebec|
|Date of Birth (Age)||Sep 6, 2002 (19)|
|Height||5′ 6″ or 1.68m|
|Endorsements/Sponsors||Lululemon, Asics, Babolat, Telcel, Birchbox, Morgan Stanley, Flair Airlines, Vodafone, EasyPost, Google Canada, and Gatorade Canada|
In 2018, after winning her first Hologic WTA Tour match, Leylah Fernandez enjoyed an impressive hike in the women’s rankings. She achieved a career-high ranking of 14 in July 2022 by the Women’s Tennis Association. At the 2021 Monterrey Open, Fernandez won her first WTA Tour title.
Her father Jorge Fernandez (a former soccer player) is also her coach. She had a breakthrough season in 2021, reaching the US Open final, where she lost to Emma Raducanu. Born in Montreal, Canada in 2002, Fernandez has begun playing tennis professionally on the ITF Circuit in the USA and Canada in 2017.
Leylah Fernandez Career Achievements
Leylah just won her second WTA Tour title at the Monterrey Open 2022 and finished runner-up at the 2021 US Open. Fernandez was named the 2021 Canadian Press Female Athlete of the Year, which is awarded annually to the female athlete who demonstrates the most outstanding.
In 2018 she started playing professional tennis. She has been seen in matches such as Grand Slam tournaments and the WTA 1000. From 2018 to 2021, she played in the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon Open, US Open, Miami Open, Madrid Open, Italian Open, Canadian Open, and Cincinnati Open.
She defeated Viktorija Golubic in the Career Final but lost to Heather Watson. Leylah made a lot of noise after reaching the semifinals of the US Open 2021. She’s playing some miracles throughout the game and beating some of the most beloved to win. She’s a master of the game and has played some miracles in the game.
In 2021, Fernandez won the first WTA title of her career after beating Viktorija Golubic of Switzerland. She’s got a total of 2 ITF and 2 WTA titles to her name. Her first win was in July 2019 ITF title at the Gatineau Challenger. Her 2 WTA Singles titles both came at Monterrey Open (2021 and 2022). Fernandez has two ITF double titles to her name.
Leylah Fernandez Grand Slam Records
Leylah Fernandez is just beginning her career and has only played in a few Grand Slam tournaments so far. We’ve put together her performance statistics for the majors.
- Australian Open 2010, 2021 & 2022 R128x3
- Roland Garros 2022 (French Open) QFx1
- Wimbledon Open 2021 R128x1
- US Open 2021 Fx1
Leylah Fernandez Hobbies
Her hobbies are taking dance lessons, currently learning Salsa with her younger sister, loves to solving puzzles and Rubik’s cubes during matches. She likes desserts and her favorite is a molten lava cake.
Leylah Fernandez Prize Money
Leylah Fernandez has made a lot of money playing tennis professionally while participating in tournaments. She has earned $3,058,861 in her career as prize money and her YTD 2022 prize money is $873,219, and her salary is estimated at $50,000. According to WTA, its total net worth has been estimated at around $3.5 million. She got $1,250,000 in prize money for her outstanding performance at US Open.
Leylah Fernandez Endorsements
Recently, Leylah announced a sponsorship deal with Canadian apparel company Lululemon. According to her latest endorsement list, Fernandez endorses Asics, Babolat, Telcel, and Birchbox. Telcel is a wireless telecommunications company that operates in Latin America and Birchbox is a subscription-based beauty service.
A few hours after winning her second WTA Tour title, Fernandez was announced as a new brand ambassador for investment bankers Morgan Stanley. “We are honored to have Leylah join Morgan Stanley as a brand ambassador,” said Alice Milligan, Chief Marketing Officer at Morgan Stanley.
Leylah Fernandez Racket
Leylah Fernandez is currently playing with Babolat Pure Aero in all recent matches and some other pro players like Danielle Collins, and Johanna Konta is also using this same racket.
The Babolat racket used by professional tennis players may differ from the model presented. The same goes for Leylah Fernandez’s tennis racket.
|Head Size: 100 in² / 645.16 cm²|
|Length: 27in / 68.58cm|
|Strung Weight: 11.2oz / 317g|
|Unstrung Weight: 10.6 oz / 300 g|
|Beam Width: 23/26/23 mm|
|Frame Material: Graphite|
|Racquet Colors: Yellow / Black|
|String Pattern: 16 Mains / 19 Crosses|
|String Tension: 50-59 lbs|
|Endorsed by Leylah Annie Fernandez|
Leylah Fernandez Tennis Clothing Sponsor
She wears tennis clothes from the Canadian apparel company Lululemon.
Leylah Fernandez Net Worth FAQs
The current prize money worth of Emma for YTD 2022 according to WTA is about $873,219
Currently, Leylah Fernandez is ranked in the #14th position.
According to her social profiles and other sources, she is currently not dating any boyfriend.
She is tri-lingual in English, French, and Spanish because her father is of Ecuadorian descent & her mother, Irene Exevea is a Canadian of Filipino descent.
Because she is too young to be married, so she doesn’t choose anyone to be her husband yet.
Leylah Fernandez Net Worth Summary
The last estimation of Leylah’s net worth is $3.5 million as of 2022. Her reported earnings before the US Open were around $290,000. The Daily Mail said the tennis player signed a $4 million deal with Vodafone.
Leylah Fernandez also has great partnerships with Lululemon, Asics, Babolat, Telcel, Birchbox, Morgan Stanley, Flair Airlines, EasyPost, and Google Canada.