Leylah Fernandez

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Leylah Fernandez
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Keeping up with Leylah Annie Fernandez…

  • Won the 2019 Roland Garros Girls’ title; later went on to reach the 2021 US Open Women’s Singles final, beating Top 10 seeds Naomi Osaka, Angelique Kerber, Elina Svitolina, and Aryna Sabalenka en route to the all-teenage final and the first major Open Era final with two unseeded players
  • Born in Montreal to a Filippina mother and Ecuadorian father, who later became her coach after a Tennis Canada development program informed her that she was too small to be successful
  • Enjoys dancing, solving puzzles, and eating any kind of dessert, especially chocolate lava cake