Young Tennis Phenom Leylah Fernandez Joins Hollywood A-Listers in Tom Holland Revelation
At 18 years old, Leylah Fernandez has already made a name for herself in the world of tennis. The Canadian phenom’s recent upset victories at the US Open have caught the attention of the tennis world and beyond. Now, it seems Fernandez has caught the eye of some of Hollywood’s biggest stars as well.
Tom Holland’s Revelation
It all started with a tweet by Tom Holland, the Spider-Man actor himself. On September 8th, Holland tweeted, “Just watched an incredible match between @leylahfernandez and @naomiosaka. Both players are absolute superstars. Congrats to Leylah Fernandez on the win! You are a champion and an inspiration.”
Fernandez replied, “Thank you, Tom! I’m a huge fan of yours too!” That was just the beginning of their social media friendship.
On September 12th, Holland posted a series of photos to his Instagram story, showing himself and Fernandez hanging out together. The pair were all smiles as they played tennis and goofed around. Holland even joked that Fernandez showed him up on the court, writing, “When you meet up-and-coming tennis superstar Leylah Fernandez and she teaches you how to play.”
It’s not just Holland who’s a fan of Fernandez. Other Hollywood celebrities have taken notice of the young tennis star as well. Actress Mindy Kaling tweeted, “Leylah Fernandez is the future of tennis and I’m here for it.” Actor and comedian Kumail Nanjiani posted, “Leylah Fernandez is so inspiring. She plays with such heart and passion. She’s the real deal.”
Fernandez even got some love from former President Barack Obama, who tweeted, “As a fellow lefty, I was happy to see a southpaw like @leylahfernandez take home the win at the #USOpen. Congrats Leylah!”
What’s Next for Fernandez?
Fernandez’s star is certainly on the rise, but what’s next for the young tennis phenom? She’s set to play in the upcoming Indian Wells tournament, and many are excited to see how she’ll perform. Fernandez has already proved that she’s capable of taking on some of the biggest names in tennis, and it’ll be interesting to see how she continues to grow.
With her talent on the court and her charm off of it, it’s clear that Fernandez has a bright future ahead of her. Who knows? Maybe we’ll see her on the big screen one day alongside her new Hollywood friends.
Canadian tennis player Leylah Fernandez has gained attention from Hollywood celebrities like Tom Holland, Mindy Kaling, and Kumail Nanjiani for her inspiring victories at the US Open. Fernandez and Holland even hung out together, playing tennis and having fun. Fernandez’s talent on the court has already made her a superstar, and many are excited to see what’s next for the young phenom. #SPORT