Leylah Fernandez

Fernandez Leads Canada At Billie Jean King Cup Tie In Vancouver

MONTREAL, March 7, 2022 (Tennis Canada Press Release) On Monday, Tennis Canada announced that Leylah Annie Fernandez (Laval, QC), Rebecca Marino (Vancouver, BC), Gabriela Dabrowski (Ottawa, ON), Françoise Abanda (Montreal, QC), and Carol Zhao (Richmond Hill, ON) will represent Team Canada presented […]

Monterrey Is A Special City For Two-Time Champion Fernandez

MONTERREY/WASHINGTON, March 7, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Leylah Fernandez will always share a special relationship with Mexico’s second-largest city, Monterrey. It’s where she won her first WTA tour-level singles title in 2021. It’s also where a year later she successfully […]

Steely Resolve Serves Fernandez Well As She Defends Monterrey Title

MONTERREY/WASHINGTON, March 7, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) The lively and popular Abierto GNP Seguros in Monterrey, Mexico, a WTA 250 outdoor hard-court tournament, has offered everyone a little bit of everything this past week – warm weather, exciting late-night outcomes […]

Defending Champion Fernandez Thriving Off Monterrey Energy

MONTERREY/WASHINGTON, March 3, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) There’s something about playing in the Abierto GNP Seguros that brings out the best in Leylah Fernandez’s game. Whether it’s the energy of the supportive crowd that fills Centre Court of Club Sonoma […]

Leylah Fernandez Will Not Play Billie Jean King Cup Finals

MONTREAL, October 14, 2021 (Tennis Canada Press Release) Tennis Canada confirmed on Wednesday that Leylah Fernandez (Laval, QC) will not be joining up with Team Canada for the Billie Jean King Cup Finals presented by BNP Paribas in November. She […]

Fernandez Discovers There’s More To Tennis Than Wins And Losses

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, September 12, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) One of the toughest things for any tennis player who has just lost a major final is to give a concession speech during the trophy ceremony. Yet, Canada’s Leylah Fernandez provided possibly […]

Raducanu Goes From Qualifier To US Open Champion

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, September 12, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Oh, to be young and popular – and, now, a first-time major champion, too! Say hello to Emma Raducanu. The British teenager from London with the captivating smile, mental toughness and a […]

A Teen Dream US Open Final No One Could Have Expected

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, September 10, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) As both Leylah Fernandez of Canada and Great Britain’s Emma Raducanu arrived at the semifinal round of the US Open Thursday evening at Arthur Ashe Stadium, the sport’s biggest stage – the […]