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Monica Puig

Monica Puig
  • Residence: Miami, FL, USA
  • Date of Birth: 27 Sep 1993
  • Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Height: 5' 7" (1.70 m)
  • Weight: 140 lbs. (64 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (September 2010)

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Monica Puig Biography

Coach is Juan Todero ... Parents are Jose and Astrid; older brother is Ricky (works in the aeronautical industry as an engineer) ... Introduced to tennis by mother; first tennis memory is playing in a clinic at a country club ... Favorite surface is hardcourts ... Speaks fluent Spanish and English ... Best tennis memories are winning first WTA title at Strasbourg in 2014, as well as winning inaugural WTA Rising Stars Invitational in Singapore at the end of the year, reaching third round round at 2013 French Open and fourth round at 2013 Wimbledon ... Also enjoys going to the beach, relaxing at home, spending time with family and her dogs, reading and creative writing.
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Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 1
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 6
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 0
Prize Money $270,504 $1,456,337
W/L - Singles 25 - 12 204 - 131
W/L - Doubles 0 - 1 13 - 22
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Results

STRASBOURG

WTA // FRANCE // 15-May-2016 // $226,750 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 51 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [1/W] Sara Errani (ITA) 18 4-6 6-3 6-1
R16 Loss [L] Virginie Razzano (FRA) 186 7-6 (5) 2-6 3-2 RET

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$3,400
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
53 21 889
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
26-May-2014 (41) 25-May-2015 (210)
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News

  • Keys' Clay Run Continues

    May 28, 2016
    Madison Keys' career-best clay court season continued as she reached the second week of the French Open for th...
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  • Monterrey: Time For Heroes

    March 02, 2016
    Monica Puig, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Caroline Wozniacki's community outreach in Monterrey proved that not...
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2015 - Third straight Top 100 season (finishing No.92); SF at Pattaya City (l. to Tomljanovic); QF twice at Acapulco (l. to Karatantcheva 26 76(7) 64; held 3mp in second set - 2mp at 6-5 and 1mp at 7-6 in tie-break) and Bogotá; reached 2r eight times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r 12 times (incl. other three majors and Monterrey - l. to Hantuchova 76(1) 36 75; held 4mp in third set, 1mp at 5-3 and 3mp at 5-4) and in qualifying four times.

2014 - Another Top 100 season (finishing No.60); won one WTA title at Strasbourg (d. Soler-Espinosa in final - was first Puerto Rican ever to win a WTA title); set career-high No.41 afterwards on May 26; QF twice at Monterrey and Guangzhou; reached 2r seven times (incl. Australian Open, US Open and Birmingham - l. to Date-Krumm 26 64 76(7); held 1mp at 7-6 in third set tie-break); fell 1r nine times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying four times.

2013 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.55); QF twice at Oeiras and Guangzhou; reached 4r once (Wimbledon), 3r once (Roland Garros) and 2r four times; fell 1r seven times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying five times (incl. Australian Open); made Top 100 debut on May 6 (after Oeiras; rose from No.102 to No.95) and Top 50 debut on July 8 (after Wimbledon; rose from No.65 to No.49).

2012 - Fell 1r twice and in qualifying six times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros and US Open); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Played first WTA main draw at Charleston, falling 1r (as qualifier); fell in qualifying once; won three singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Played first WTA qualifying at Ponte Vedra Beach; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2009 - Played first event of career at ITF/Bayamon-PUR.
SINGLES
Winner (1): 2014 - Strasbourg. Finalist (1): 2016 - Sydney.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 1
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 6
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 0
Prize Money $270,504 $1,456,337
W/L - Singles 25 - 12 204 - 131
W/L - Doubles 0 - 1 13 - 22

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 102 1st Serve Return Points Won 39.5%
Double Faults 94 2nd Serve Return Points Won 56.1%
1st Serve 61.3% Break Points Opportunities 222
1st Serve Points Won 63.5% Break Points Converted 51.8%
2nd Serve Points Won 49.3% Return Games Played 287
Break Points Faced 200 Return Games Won 40.1%
Break Points Saved 56.5% Return Points Won 45.8%
Service Games Played 290 Total Points Won 52.0%
Service Games Won 70%
Service Points Won 58.0%

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
4 / 3 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 3r 2r 2r - - - - -
2 / 3 FRENCH OPEN - 1r 1r 3r - - - -
3 / 3 WIMBLEDON - 1r 1r 4r - - - -
1 / 3 US OPEN - 1r 2r 1r - - - -

Doubles

W/L   2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
0 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 1r - - - - - -
0 / 2 FRENCH OPEN 1r 1r - - - - - -
0 / 2 WIMBLEDON - 1r 1r - - - - -
0 / 2 US OPEN - 1r 1r - - - - -

Monica Puig Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

STRASBOURG

WTA // FRANCE // 15-May-2016 // $226,750 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 51 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [1/W] Sara Errani (ITA) 18 4-6 6-3 6-1
R16 Loss [L] Virginie Razzano (FRA) 186 7-6 (5) 2-6 3-2 RET

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$3,400

ROME

WTA // ITALY // 09-May-2016 // $2,599,610 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 57 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win [W] Martina Colmegna (ITA) - 6-3 6-0
Q-R16 Win [15] Lara Arruabarrena (ESP) 77 6-4 6-3
R64 Win [15] Elina Svitolina (UKR) 17 6-1 4-6 6-1
R32 Loss Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) 39 6-1 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+90

Prize Money

$15,680

MADRID

WTA // SPAIN // 30-Apr-2016 // $4,771,360 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 60 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Tsvetana Pironkova (BUL) 97 6-2 4-6 6-2
Q-R16 Win [13] Naomi Broady (GBR) 80 3-6 6-3 6-3
R64 Loss Sabine Lisicki (GER) 50 6-1 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$15,193

PRAGUE

WTA // CZECH REPUBLIC // 25-Apr-2016 // $426,750 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 63 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [L] Tereza Smitkova (CZE) 161 6-2 6-1
R16 Win [L] Barbora Krejcikova (CZE) 192 6-4 6-4
Q Loss [1] Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 13 4-6 7-5 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+60

Prize Money

$8,502

CHARLESTON

WTA // USA // 04-Apr-2016 // $687,900 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 62 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Win Lucie Hradecka (CZE) 83 6-3 6-2
R32 Win [6] Andrea Petkovic (GER) 28 7-5 6-2
R16 Loss Irina-Camelia Begu (ROU) 34 1-6 6-2 7-6 (4)

WTA Rankings PTS

+55

Prize Money

$8,955

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 22-Mar-2016 // $6,134,605 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win [W] Catherine Bellis (USA) 219 4-6 6-3 6-2
R64 Loss [13] Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 8 6-2 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+35

Prize Money

$19,530

INDIAN WELLS

WTA // USA // 09-Mar-2016 // $6,134,605 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 67 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (CRO) 71 6-1 6-2
R64 Win [28] Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (SVK) 30 6-1 6-2
R32 Loss Daria Kasatkina (RUS) 48 6-4 3-6 7-6 (2)

WTA Rankings PTS

+65

Prize Money

$36,170

MONTERREY

WTA // MEXICO // 29-Feb-2016 // $226,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 65 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [W] Marcela Zacarias (MEX) 237 6-2 7-5
R16 Loss [Q] Pauline Parmentier (FRA) 118 6-3 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$3,310

ACAPULCO

WTA // MEXICO // 22-Feb-2016 // $226,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 58 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [Q] Samantha Crawford (USA) 111 6-4 6-4
R16 Loss [8] Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) 52 3-6 6-3 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$3,400

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 18-Jan-2016 // $14,835,728 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 52 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Magda Linette (POL) 93 6-3 6-0
R64 Win [Q] Kristyna Pliskova (CZE) 114 4-6 7-6 (6) 9-7
R32 Loss [4] Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 4 6-4 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+130

Prize Money

$81,119

SYDNEY

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 10-Jan-2016 // $687,900 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 94 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Andreea Mitu (ROU) 95 6-2 6-3
Q-R16 Win [10] Yulia Putintseva (KAZ) 78 7-5 6-1
Q-Q Win [7] Polona Hercog (SLO) 73 2-6 6-1 6-1
R32 Win [L] Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) 77 6-2 3-6 6-4
R16 Win Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (SVK) 29 6-1 6-0
Q Win Samantha Stosur (AUS) 27 6-4 6-4
S Win [8] Belinda Bencic (SUI) 14 6-0 RET
F Loss Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 25 6-0 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+330

Prize Money

$68,585

AUCKLAND

WTA // NEW ZEALAND // 04-Jan-2016 // $226,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 92 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Misa Eguchi (JPN) 153 6-4 6-4
Q-R16 Loss Tamira Paszek (AUT) 172 7-6 (2) 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$730

Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
53 21 889

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
18/01/2016 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 130
31/08/2015 US OPEN R128 10
29/06/2015 WIMBLEDON R128 10
24/05/2015 FRENCH OPEN R128 10
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 70
25/08/2014 US OPEN R64 70
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R128 10
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R128 10
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 70
26/08/2013 US OPEN R128 5
Date Tournament Round Points
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R16 280
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R32 160
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R128 2
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 50
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 40
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2015 92 238
2014 60 657
2013 55 1115
2012 127 298
2011 228 992
2010 695 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
26-May-2014 (41) 25-May-2015 (210)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
53 1100

Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
18/01/2016 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 130
31/08/2015 US OPEN R128 10
29/06/2015 WIMBLEDON R128 10
24/05/2015 FRENCH OPEN R128 10
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 70
25/08/2014 US OPEN R64 70
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R128 10
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R128 10
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 70
26/08/2013 US OPEN R128 5
Date Tournament Round Points
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R16 280
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R32 160
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R128 2
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 50
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 40

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
09/05/2016 ROME Q 90
30/04/2016 MADRID Q 30
04/04/2016 CHARLESTON R16 55
22/03/2016 MIAMI R64 35
09/03/2016 INDIAN WELLS R32 65
10/01/2016 SYDNEY F 330
03/10/2015 BEIJING Q 95
27/09/2015 WUHAN Q - R32 1
23/08/2015 NEW HAVEN Q - R32 13
17/08/2015 CINCINNATI Q - R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
10/08/2015 TORONTO R16 90
21/06/2015 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
15/06/2015 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
11/05/2015 ROME R64 1
02/05/2015 MADRID R64 10
24/03/2015 MIAMI R128 10
11/03/2015 INDIAN WELLS R64 35
15/02/2015 DUBAI R64 1
27/09/2014 BEIJING Q - R16 20
21/09/2014 WUHAN Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
11/08/2014 CINCINNATI Q - R32 20
04/08/2014 MONTRÉAL R16 30
28/07/2014 STANFORD R16 55
09/06/2014 BIRMINGHAM R32 30
12/05/2014 ROME Q 90
03/05/2014 MADRID Q - R32 2
18/03/2014 MIAMI R64 35
05/03/2014 INDIAN WELLS R128 10
28/09/2013 BEIJING R64 5
22/09/2013 TOKYO R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
18/08/2013 NEW HAVEN Q 80
12/08/2013 CINCINNATI R16 30
29/07/2013 CARLSBAD R32 1
17/06/2013 EASTBOURNE Q - R16 8
22/04/2013 STUTTGART Q - R16 8
01/04/2013 CHARLESTON R32 40
19/03/2013 MIAMI R128 5
06/03/2013 INDIAN WELLS R16 30
28/01/2013 PARIS Q - Q 12
30/12/2012 BRISBANE S 80
Date Tournament Round Points
07/03/2012 INDIAN WELLS Q - R32 20
04/04/2011 CHARLESTON Q 12
09/03/2011 INDIAN WELLS Q - R32 20

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
15/05/2016 STRASBOURG R16 30
25/04/2016 PRAGUE Q 60
29/02/2016 MONTERREY R16 30
22/02/2016 ACAPULCO R16 30
04/01/2016 AUCKLAND Q - R16 10
12/10/2015 HONG KONG R16 30
21/09/2015 GUANGZHOU R16 30
08/06/2015 NOTTINGHAM R16 30
17/05/2015 STRASBOURG R32 1
27/04/2015 MARRAKECH R16 30
Date Tournament Round Points
13/04/2015 BOGOTA Q 60
02/03/2015 MONTERREY R32 1
23/02/2015 ACAPULCO Q 60
09/02/2015 PATTAYA CITY S 110
11/01/2015 HOBART R32 1
05/01/2015 AUCKLAND R32 1
06/10/2014 TIANJIN R32 1
15/09/2014 GUANGZHOU Q 60
08/09/2014 HONG KONG R16 30
15/06/2014 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
19/05/2014 STRASBOURG W 280
28/04/2014 OEIRAS (ESTORIL) R32 1
31/03/2014 MONTERREY Q 60
05/01/2014 HOBART R32 1
30/12/2013 AUCKLAND R32 1
07/10/2013 OSAKA R16 30
16/09/2013 GUANGZHOU Q 70
29/04/2013 OEIRAS (ESTORIL) Q 70
17/02/2013 MEMPHIS Q - R16 1
10/09/2012 TASHKENT Q 10
Date Tournament Round Points
20/02/2012 MONTERREY S 16
13/02/2012 BOGOTA Q - R16 1
02/01/2012 AUCKLAND Q - Q 10
05/04/2010 PONTE VEDRA BEACH Q - R16 6

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  • Charleston: Puig's Carriage Ride

    April 08, 2016
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