Leylah Fernandez BEATS Elina Svitolina TO THE US FINALS
Leylah Fernandez has stunned the tennis world with her successes at the US Open in New York in the course of recent weeks. The 19-year-old Canadian entered the competition positioned 73rd on the planet, yet will presently contend in the last against Emma Raducanu, 18, on Saturday. Her implausible ascent started in Montreal, where she was brought into the world to an Ecuadorian footballer father and mother whose guardians were from the Philippines. Stunned analysts have applauded her for her blasting left-gave serves.
Leylah Fernandez player crushed whiz Naomi Osaka before in the competition, prior to proceeding to win over seventeenth positioned Angelique Kerber and fifth positioned Elina Svitolina. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau represented many shocked Canadians when he tweeted his help for Fernandez - presently an easily recognized name in Canada: "We have a Canadian in the US Open last!"
source: thecanadanow.com | Leyah Fernandez
Individual Canadian and lead trainer of the Brooklyn Nets NBA ball group Steve Nash additionally went up to watch her play at a match this week. Fernandez said after her semi-last match that Nash's essence was "a tremendous motivation". "I recall my father utilized him as an illustration one time for an entire month, revealing to us that 'we gotta battle, we gotta buckle down very much like Steve Nash'."
Fernandez's dad, who is likewise her mentor, has remained behind at home with her more youthful sister while her mom went with her to the US Open. "I was really fortunate to have my mum here at this competition rooting for me and playing around with me this time," she told correspondents, adding: "I'm simply happy that right currently everything's going on our side."
This is her chance to shine! She's just 19 and she's already doing so good with her tennis career. There are high hopes of all of the Canadian nation that she brings back the glorious trophy To Canada!