Samsonova played some of the best tennis of her career in 6-3 7-6(3) victory, relying on her powerful serve to disrupt the Canadian’s rhythm.
Leylah Fernandez : Nationality | Stats | Net worth
Fernandez was born in Montreal, Quebec. Her father Jorge is from Ecuador and is a former football player.
Her mother Irene (née Exevea) is a Filipino Canadian and her younger sister Bianca Jolie is also a tennis player.
On 21 July 2019, Fernandez won her first professional singles tennis title when she rallied to beat fellow Canadian Carson Branstine in the final of the Gatineau Challenger.
Fernandez also won her first professional doubles title on the same date when she teamed with Rebecca Marino of Vancouver. The pair defeated the second-seeded team of Marcela Zacarías of Mexico and Hsu Chieh-yu of Taiwan.
The following week, she made her second consecutive ITF final in Granby, losing to Lizette Cabrera of Australia.
Leylah Fernandez Nationality
Leylah Annie Fernandez is a Canadian professional tennis player. She has a career-high ranking of No. 13 by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA), achieved on 8 August 2022. Fernandez won her first WTA Tour title at the 2021 Monterrey Open.
|Born||6 September 2002
Montreal, Québec, Canada
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Plays||Left-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Coach||Jorge Fernandez (father)|
As a 19-year-old, she finished runner-up at the 2021 US Open to fellow teenager Emma Raducanu, defeating three top-5 players en route to the final (including defending champion Naomi Osaka).
Leylah Fernandez stats
Fernandez started the season at the Adelaide International. She advanced to the round of 16 where she was defeated by Iga Świątek, in straight sets. She lost to Maddison Inglis in the opening round of the Australian Open as the 23rd seed.
|Career record||123–75 (62.1%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 13 (8 August 2022)|
|Current ranking||No. 14 (22 August 2022)|
|Grand Slam singles results|
|Australian Open||1R (2020, 2021, 2022)|
|French Open||QF (2022)|
|US Open||F (2021)|
|Olympic Games||2R (2021)|
|Career record||37–31 (54.4%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 54 (23 May 2022)|
|Current ranking||No. 54 (11 July 2022)|
|Grand Slam doubles results|
|Australian Open||3R (2021)|
|French Open||3R (2021)|
|US Open||3R (2021)|
Fernandez subsequently entered the Indian Wells Open. Receiving a bye in the first round, she advanced to third round after a retirement from Amanda Anisimova, where she won the second-set tiebreak, and defeated Shelby Rogers in three sets. She lost to defending champion Paula Badosa in the fourth round.
Fernandez also entered the doubles competition, partnering with Alizé Cornet. The pair reached the semifinals, before losing to eventual champions Xu Yifan and Yang Zhaoxuan.
In May, at the French Open, Fernandez beat Olympic champion Belinda Bencic and 2019 French Open semifinalist Amanda Anisimova in the third and fourth round, before losing to Martina Trevisan in the quarterfinals.
Fernandez’s net worth is $6 million in 2022. She has earned $3,024,026 from her professional career.
|Net Worth||$6 million|
|Career Earnings||$3 million|
|Annual Income||$1 million|
She has earned $873,219 prize money from 17 singles and 6 doubles wins in 2022. The Canadian star earns additional good sums from various endorsement deals.