Leylah Annie Fernandez was born on the 6th of September, 2002 as a Canadian pro tennis athlete. She is a top player of performance, ranked the number. 18 in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) that was announced on May 9 2022. Leylah was awarded her first WTA Tour title at the 2021 Monterrey Open.
At the age of 19 she placed second at the 2021 US Open to teammate Emma Raducanu beating three of the top five players to get through to the semifinals (including the defending winner Naomi Osaka).
Jorge Fernandez (father)
Jorge Fernandez was born and was raised in Ecuador. His professional path led to him becoming the Canadian tennis coach, as well as a former soccer athlete and coach.
He is the coach and father of tennis pro Leylah Fernandez who made it to her first US Open Women’s Singles final against Emma Raducanu.
Fernandez is a native of Guayaquil, Ecuador. When he was just four years old the family moved into Montreal, Canada, and was made an Canadian citizen at fourteen years old. He and his partner Irene Exevea is a Canadian from the Philippines.
Fernandez was a lower-level footballer and played within the leagues of local (local) players of Montreal. He is the coach and father of tennis pro Leylah Fernandez as well as the younger of his sisters Bianca Jolie.
He began coaching his daughter despite the fact that he’d never played tennis his own, and he’s taking his coaching abilities from his football playing career.
Irene Fernandez (mother)
Her mother’s name is Irene . Exevea, and she is believed to have played in a college football player.
Her mother Irene is from an Filipino family, but was raised and born in Canada.
Unfortunately, the details of her mother’s identity remain to be disclosed.