Full Name – Leylah Annie Fernandez
Date of Birth – 6 September 2002
Nationality – Canadian
Role – Left-handed, Two-handed Backhand (all-court player)
Coach – Jorge Fernandez and Romain Deridder
Current Ranking – No. 73
Highest Ranking – No. 66 (14 June 2021)
Current Ranking – No. 125 (Doubles)
Highest Ranking – No 120 (1 June 2021) (Doubles)
Career Earnings – US$786,772
Win/Loss – 98-63
ATP Titles – 1
Grand Slams – 0
Best Grand Slam Results
Australian Open – Third Round (2021)
French Open – Third Round (2021)
Wimbledon – First Round (2021)
US Open – Semi-final* (2021)
After turning profession in 2019, Fernandez won her maiden singles title at the Gatineau Challenger in her debut professional year. Along with winning the singles title, she also won the doubles title at the same event.
The following year, in 2020, Fernandez made her Grand Slam debut at the Australian Open, but was knocked out in the opening round. Next up was the Mexican Open, where the young Canadian impressed all by reaching the finals of the tournament but unfortunately went down in the final.
At the 2021 Monterrey Open, Fernandez became the youngest player to win the tournament without dropping a single set.
Let’s take a look at the brands that sponsor Leylah Annie Fernandez.
Asics – Leylah sports Asics’s shoes and apparel on court. Fernandez has been tied up with the Japanese sportswear company since 2020. As part of the deal, Fernandez promotes Asics on her social media channels as well.
Babolat – French racquet and paddle manufacturing company Babolat currently sponsors Fernandez’s racquet. The Lyon-headquartered company has been with the Canadian since she turned professional.
Telcel/Claro – Mexican telecommunications firm América Móvi owns Telcel, which is a wireless telecomm firm. Telcel and Claro, subsidiaries of Telcel, are jersey sponsors of the young Canadian.
The Claro logo is visible on Fernandez’s jerseys, located generally on the right top corner and across the front of the jersey.
Birchbox – New York City-based online beauty subscription service Birchbox roped in Leylah Fernandez as an ambassador to promote its products to an even larger audience.
Fernandez promotes Birchbox’s various skincare products, perfumes, organic products and other cosmetic items on her social media channels.
microSURE – A pharmaceutical company that develops antimicrobial solutions, microSure is a 15-year-old company that is based out of Oak Brook, Illinois.
Fernandez tied up with microSure in 2021 and promotes its products on her social media platforms.
USANA – Nutritional, dietary supplements, and skin care manufacturing firm USANA Health Sciences tied up with Fernandez in early 2021.
As part of the deal, Fernandez promotes the various USANA products through her social media channels and participates in various ad campaigns for its products as well.