Last Updated on December 23, 2021
Leylah Fernandez has already reached the quarterfinal stage of the US Open. The Canadian has beaten two former world number one Naomi Osaka and Angelique Kerber, and in both cases the Canadian lost the first set, and in the second only on the tiebreaker was able to take the game to the next set. Fernandez’s next opponent will be Elina Svitolina, who beat Simona Halep in two sets. Reaching the quarterfinals of the US Open will bring Leylah Fernandez $425,000 in prize money.
In this article, we’ll look at where else Leylah Fernandez is making money.
|Net Worth||800 000$|
|Born||6 September 2002
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Plays||Left-handed (two-handed backhand))|
Leylah Fernandez Career
Leylah Annie Fernandez was born on September 6, 2002 in Montreal, Canada. Her father Jorge is from Ecuador and her mother is Filipino Canadian. Leyla has an athletic family, her dad is a former professional soccer player, and her sister Bianca Joly is also trying her hand at tennis.
Leila first picked up a racket at the age of five. Leila’s first training sessions took place on her home courts, but then her family moved to Florida where she was taken on by professional instructors. The results were not long in coming: already at the age of fifteen, the girl first tried her hand at the Roland Garros junior tournament, where she reached the semifinals. In the 2019 season, she surpassed this achievement, making it to the finals of the Australian Open Junior, and then won the trophy of the Junior French Open, where she did not give up a single set to her opponents.
In 2019, the athlete debuted on the adult WTA Tour and that same year won her first ITF trophy at the Gatineau tournament, defeating her compatriot Carson Branstine in three sets.
First WTA Final
The next season, the Canadian made her first career WTA final at Acapulco but was unable to stop Leylah against Heather Watson in the final. She was forced to take a season break due to the pandemic.
Leylah Fernandez defeats Swiss player Viktorija Golubic two sets to love 6-1, 6-4 winning her maiden WTA title at Monterrey! So proud of her! 🇨🇦🏆🎾 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 #AbiertoGNPSeguros2021 pic.twitter.com/pHniPa5NW3
— Jamar Herrod (@JamarHerrod) March 22, 2021
This season, Leylah Fernandez won her debut WTA Tour title. At the Monterrey tournament, the Canadian went all the way to the finals without dropping a single set and in the final, she soundly defeated Viktorija Golubic 6/1,6/4.
In September 2021 Leylah Fernandez reached the finals of the US Open, where she lost to Britain’s Emma Raducanu,-4/6,3/6. She handled her opponents in the two opening rounds without losing a set, and then she had to battle against the star tennis players. The Canadian defeated Naomi Osaka, Angelique Kerber, Elina Svitolina and Aryna Sabalenka.
- Winner (1): 2021 – Monterrey.
- Finalist (2): 2021 – US OPEN, 2020 – Acapulco.
Leylah Fernandez’s Grand Slam Records
Leylah Fernandez is just beginning her career and has only participated in a few Grand Slam tournaments. We’ve compiled her performance statistics for the major majors in the table.
Leylah Fernandez Endorsements
Leylah Fernandez has cooperated with the famous sportswear manufacturer Asics and tennis equipment manufacturer Bablot.
The young Canadian is also supported by the following brands:Telcel/Claro is a wireless telecommunications company that operates in Latin America, Birchbox is a subscription-based beauty service
Leylah Fernandez Net Worth
In 2021 Leylah earned $1,650,755 in prize money for 39 matches in various tournaments. During his professional career, Fernandez earned $2,063,772 in prize money according to the official WTA website. We estimated Leylah Fernandez’s net worth at $2 100 000.
Leylah Fernandez’s prize money compared to other top-10 WTA players
Leylah Fernandez is a permanent member of the WTA top-10 ranking, she was even the first racquet of the world in 2017. We compared the current prize money of the top 10 tennis players with the prize money received by Leylah Fernandez.
|Rank||Player Name||Prize money|
Canadian tennis player Leylah Fernandez was born September 6, 2002, she is 19 years old.
The winner of one WTA singles tournament, Leylah Fernandez is 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
In 2021 Leylah earned $1,650,755 in prize money for 39 matches in various tournaments. During her professional career, Fernandez earned $2,063,772 in prize money
Member of the national team in the Fed Cup, Leylah Fernandez weighs 48 kg (106 lbs)
Leylah Fernandez is sponsored by Asics, Babolat, Telcel/Claro and Birchbox.
Leylah Fernandez starts her professional career in 2019
Leylah Fernandez’s successful performances in September 2021 allowed her to climb to No. 28 in the WTA rankings, which is her best result.
Leylah Fernandez was born in Montreal, Canada, she is Canadian