His smile and skill conquered the world, during the last US Open. The Canadian tennis player with Ecuadorian roots, Leylah Fernández, is visiting Guayaquil, to spend your vacations.
“I’m in Guayaquil in the men’s and women’s tournament to support my little sister this week. I have not visited Ecuador for four or five years, I am happy to be here, “said the athlete, in an interview on the Twitter account of journalist Kenny Castro.
Leylah’s sister, Bianca, disputes the women’s W25, which takes place from this October 26, 2021 in the National Club, north of Guayaquil.
— Kenny Castro (@kennycastrog) October 26, 2021
Fernández reached the final del US Open 2021 and was crowned vice-champion, after a demanding match against the British Emma Raducanu. On her way, the 20-year-old tennis player defeated the number one in the WTA ranking, Naomi Osaka.
“I feel the love of Ecuador, I really like this country, I hope to know a little about Guayaquil, “said the athlete who finished the 2021 season, with the Indian Wells, in mid October.
The tennis player said that in November she will begin her preparation for the 2022 season. Her first tournament will be the Australian Open, to be held next January.