Leylah Fernandez Parents Bio Age Career

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Leylah Fernandez

Leylah Fernandez is a beautiful young tennis star, and people want to know more about her.

She has made so many records and also won lots of awards for herself as a young lady of her age, irrespective of the challenges.

Leylah was the youngest to reach the Open Us final, where she finally gave it up to Emma Raducanu, who became the grand winner.

Leylah Fernandez Biography

Leylah Fernandez


She was born in 2002. Jorge Fernandez and Irene are Leylah Fernandez’s Parents.

The 19-year-old grew up in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, under the watch of her parents and had all the parental love and care she could ever ask for as a young child.

However, her parents have been her most incredible support and strength in her career, and are no doubt she has been so well.

Leylah comes from a family of three, and she is the second child of her parents; she also has a sister Bianca, a tennis player.

She has many qualities that make her unique, aside from being bold and intelligent.

The pretty Canadian tennis player stands about 5 feet 6 inches tall, and she plays left-handed.

Leylah Fernandez is currently living with her parents in Boynton Beach, Florida, United States, which we also think made her fluent in Spanish.

She has made a name for herself and her family since becoming a professional tennis player.

Leylah is also a social media freak, and she has an active account on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook; she is one lady that has been giving her fans the best of her.

She makes them keep coming for more by posting captivating posts on her page, making her fans love her so much and gives her all the necessary support she could get.

Leylah Fernandez Parents

Leylah Fernandez Parents


The names of Leylah Fernandez’s Parents’ are her father, Jorge Fernandez and mother, Irene Exevea.

Leylah Annie Fernandez was born into a famous family whose parents were popular figures in the world of sport.

Her father, Jorge Fernandez, was a former soccer player some years back but is currently a tennis coach.

Meanwhile, he is also a coach to Leylah, his daughter, and this has made her exploit in her career.

And of course, her success will be his most outstanding achievement in tennis, and he won’t let Leylah down as her coach.

Fernandez was born in Ecuador, but later relocated to Canada, with his family when he was 4-year-old.

However, at the age of 14, he became a citizen of Canada, which also made all his children Canadian.

In Montreal, Fernandez developed his passion for football, became a semi-professional player, and later began playing for local leagues.

He never really had professional tennis training or ever played tennis but became a coach in tennis because of his daughter and became a pro.

Fernandez got his coaching skills from his soccer experience, which has helped him push his daughter in her career.

Leylah’s mother, Irene Exevea, is a housewife and mother of three who has been giving more time to her family.

She gives all her attention to her children and husband, and she has been a source of motivation for her children.

Leylah’s parents did so much for their children when they were still younger and unable to make things happen for themselves.

They all live happily in their family as everything is well in the right places, which helped a lot going for them in their personal lives till today.

Tennis Career

Tennis Career


Leylah Fernandez started her career as a tennis player at age 5, and she developed the interest at a tender age.

She continued driving her passion and began working more before becoming a professional in 2017 after winning several competitions.

Her first single as a professional tennis player was on the 21st of July 2019, in a match against Carson Branstine.

She made her first grand slam debut in the 2020 Australian Open after scaling through in the qualification series.

Unfortunately for Leylah, she could go past the first round as she lost to Lauren Davis despite all her efforts in the match.

She eventually got one of her most significant wins in the Billie Jean King Cup which she beat world number 5 ranked player Belinda Bencic.

In October 2020, she made a breakthrough in the French Open, where she reached the 3rd round beating top-seeded players before she lost to Petra Kvitová.

She claimed numerous titles before marching to the US Open in 2021, where she became the most talked about tennis player who bests Naomi Osaka.

She reached the tournament’s final but couldn’t go past her fellow teenager Emma Raducanu in the last, which she lost after so much fight.

She is still doing so well for herself as of 2022, where she’s already winning titles for herself and is currently ranked number 54.

Leylah Fernandez Education

Leylah Fernandez Education


Leylah Fernandez did all his education in Canada, where she was born and raised until she grew up.

Her parents were hard-working people who weren’t born in Canada but moved there for greener pastures.

They did so much to esure Leylah had everything she needed growing up, with her education a priority.

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The information for now concerning her education is all around as nothing is concrete with her yet to confirm anything in her interviews.

She attended her community school when growing up, which helped her parents look closely at her growth.

We don’t know the name of the school she made it through, as Leylah confirms nothing.

She also had the college experience when growing up, and it wasn’t that bad with her parents doing so much to get her the best education.

Her love for tennis was already a thing for her when she started going to college and throughout her University days.

Leylah Fernandez is doing so much for herself today that if it weren’t for her education, she wouldn’t be able to do more.

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