Leylah Annie Fernandez and Felix Auger Aliassime are making their compatriots proud with their fantastic campaign at the current US Open. Leylah has just defeated Elina Svitolina after winning a dramatic quarter-final in 3 sets 6-3 3-6 7-65.
Felix Auger Aliassime is about to face new Spanish sensation Carlos Alcaraz Garfia in a quarter-final where he is the hot favorite.
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau is a huge tennis fan. He gave his support to the Canadian players with the following tweet:
“Big day for Canadian tennis! Congrats to @leylahfernandez , who’s heading to the semi-finals at the @USopen , and good luck to @felixtennis in your quarter-final match tonight. We’re cheering you on from home!”
Leylah was honored to receive this message to say: “WOW! Thank you @JustinTrudeau, proud to represent our country. It is an honor.”
— leylahfernandez (@leylahfernandez) September 8, 2021
Fernandez at the U.S. Open, ranking, and results in 2021
Ranked no.73, Leylah Annie achieved a compiled 22-15 record in 2021. Fernandez is currently having a run at the U.S. Open where she conquered Ana Konjuh 7-63 6-2, Kaia Kanepi 7-5 7-5, Naomi Osaka 5-7 7-62 6-4, Angelique Kerber 4-6 7-65 6-2 and Elina Svitolina 6-3 3-6 7-65.
The Canadian conquered 1 title in 2021 in Monterrey.
Elina Svitolina in 2021
During this season Svitolina achieved a composed 37-17 win-loss record. The Ukrainian conquered 1 title in Chicago.
Leylah Annie Fernandez and Elina Svitolina faced off just twice. Their current head to head is 1-1. Previously, the last time when they played, Leylah Annie Fernandez won 6-3 3-6 7-6(5) in the quarter in New York (U.S. Open) on the 7th of September 2021.
You can watch the highlights in the following video.
Auger-Aliassime at the U.S. Open, ranking, and results in 2021
Now the world no.15 (career-high), the Canadian has achieved a compiled 32-18 record in 2021. Auger-Aliassime is now playing at the U.S. Open where he overcame Evgeny Donskoy 7-60 3-6 7-61 7-68, Bernabe Zapata Miralles 7-65 6-3 6-2, Roberto Bautista Agut 6-3 6-4 4-6 3-6 6-3 and Frances Tiafoe 4-6 6-2 7-66 6-4.
Felix Auger Aliassime will compete against the world no.55 Carlos Alcaraz Garfia in the quarter on Tuesday at 9:00 pm on Arthur Ashe Stadium. They have never played each other as of now in top events.
Felix was the runner-up in Melbourne (Murray River Open) and in Stuttgart (Mercedes Cup).
Alcaraz Garfia at the U.S. Open, ranking, and results in 2021
Currently ranked no.55, the Spaniard has an overall 38-15 win-loss record in 2021. Carlos is playing at the U.S. Open where he conquered Cameron Norrie 6-4 6-4 6-3, Arthur Rinderknech 7-66 4-6 6-1 6-4, Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3 4-6 7-62 0-6 7-65 and Peter Gojowczyk 5-7 6-1 5-7 6-2 6-0.
Carlos Alcaraz Garfia will face the world no.15 Felix Auger-Aliassime in the quarter on Tuesday at 9:00 pm on Arthur Ashe Stadium. In the past, they have never played each other till now in top competitions.
The Spaniard clinched 2 titles in 2021 in the Oeiras 3 Challenger and in Umag.
Felix Auger Aliassime and Carlos Alcaraz Garfia have never played each other so far in top competitions.