Leylah Fernandez

Leylah Fernandez: Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

Canadian teenage sensation, Leylah Fernandez was born on 6th September 2002 in Montreal. Her highest ranking in singles is No. 66 and currently is ranked as No.73. However, she will climb much higher in the rankings now since she ended up as the runner-up at the US Open 2021.

Sep 5, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Leylah Fernandez of Canada celebrates after her match against Angelique Kerber of Germany (not pictured) on day seven of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

As we speak about Leylah Fernandez, we take a closer look at how much income to teenager generates annually. In the current season, she has pocketed $1 million.

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With each year passing by, her income has been growing steadily. Some other sources of her income are from brand endorsements and attending various events. She has earned $2,036,772 in prize money to date.

When did Leylah Fernandez start playing?

In January 2019, the teenager competed for the first time at the Australian Open juniors. However, later that year, she won the French Open juniors and became the first Canadian girl to do that after Eugenie Bouchard.

Sep 5, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Leylah Fernandez of Canada hits a forehand against Angelique Kerber of Germany (not pictured) on day seven of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Later on, in the season, she won her first ITF title, announcing herself on the professional circuit. On that very day, she also won the doubles title.

She competed in the main draw of the Australian Open 2020 and crashed out in the opening round. However, she won her first WTA title in Mexico this year.

Fernandez went on to defeat Naomi Osaka, Aryna Sabalenka, and Elina Svitolina- three out of the top five seeds to reach the US Open 2021 finals. Even though she lost to Emma Raducanu in the finals, she impressed her fans with her magnificent run on the court in New York.

Personal Life

Leylah’s father Jorge is from Ecuador and is a former soccer player. On the other hand, her mother Irene Exevea is Filipino Canadian. Her younger sister Bianca Jolie is also a tennis player, and her elder sister, Jodeci, is a dentist. Fernandez is fluent in English, French, and Spanish.

Sponsors

Sep 3, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Leylah Fernandez of Canada serves to Naomi Osaka of Japan on day five of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Her current sponsors are Asics, Babolat, Telcel/Claro, and Birchbox. However, one can expect that sponsor list to grow as she racks up wins on the women’s tour.

Playing Style and Achievements

She is a left-handed player who uses the double-handed backhand. She can strike the ball with real intent and with time, her groundstrokes will only get better.

Sep 3, 2021; Flushing, NY, USA; Leylah Fernandez of Canada celebrates after winning a point against Naomi Osaka Osaka of Japan in a third round match on day five of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

In the WTA circuit, she has won a title and been a runner-up once. While competing in the ITF events, she has won a title and been a runner-up twice. In doubles, she has won two titles and been a runner-up twice. In the juniors, she has won a Grand Slam title and been a runner-up once.

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Her best performance came at the US Open 2021 where she ended up as the runner-up of the major.

How to connect with Leylah Fernandez?

As of now, the 18-year old is neither ion Twitter or Instagram.

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Heightin feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
Weightin Kilograms – 48 kg  –  in Pounds –  106 lbs
Shoe Size6 (U.S.)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
Body TypeSlim