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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

Coached by Antonio Van Grichen ... Parents are Jose and Astrid; older brother is Ricky (studying aeronautical engineering at college) ... Introduced to tennis by mother; first tennis memory is playing in a clinic at a country club ... Favorite surface is hard ... Speaks Spanish and English ... Best tennis memories are winning $100,000 ITF Women's Circuit title in Poitiers in 2012, reaching 3r at 2013 French Open and 4r at 2013 Wimbledon ... Also enjoys 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 1 1
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 6
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 0
Prize Money $330,953 $827,899
W/L - Singles 19 - 18 156 - 88
W/L - Doubles 0 - 4 9 - 13
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Results

HONG KONG

WTA // SAR // 08-Sep-2014 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 61 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Patricia Mayr-Achleitner (AUT) 94 6-1 6-1
R16 Loss [3] Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 36 6-3 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$3,310
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
61 62 693
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
26-May-2014 (41) 23-Jul-2012 (263)
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JANUARY - Fell 1r at Auckland (l. to Flipkens); fell 1r at Hobart (l. to Vesnina); reached 2r at Australian Open (l. to Pennetta).

FEBRUARY - Did not play.

MARCH - Fell 1r at Indian Wells (l. to Svitolina); reached 2r at Miami (l. to Wozniacki).

APRIL - Reached QF at Monterrey (l. to Date-Krumm); fell 1r at Oeiras (l. to Jovanovski).

MAY - Fell in Madrid qualifying; reached 2r at Rome (l. to Sharapova); won first WTA title at Strasbourg (d. Soler-Espinosa in final); fell 1r at Roland Garros (l. to Stosur).

JUNE - Reached 2r at Birmingham (l. to Date-Krumm 26 64 76(7); held 1mp at 7-6 in third set tie-break); fell 1r at 's-Hertogenbosch (l. to Zheng); fell 1r at Wimbledon (l. to Keys).

JULY - Reached 2r at Stanford (l. to Vickery).

AUGUST - Fell 1r at Montreal (l. to Stosur); fell in Cincinnati qualifying.
2013 - Breakthrough first Top 100 season (finished 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, 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.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 1 1
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 6
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 0
Prize Money $330,953 $827,899
W/L - Singles 19 - 18 156 - 88
W/L - Doubles 0 - 4 9 - 13

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 94 1st Serve Return Points Won 36.3%
Double Faults 135 2nd Serve Return Points Won 51%
1st Serve 60.4% Break Points Opportunities 245
1st Serve Points Won 66.4% Break Points Converted 43.3%
2nd Serve Points Won 46.3% Return Games Played 324
Break Points Faced 214 Return Games Won 32.7%
Break Points Saved 54.2% Return Points Won 42.1%
Service Games Played 323 Total Points Won 50.2%
Service Games Won 69.7%
Service Points Won 58.4%

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
1 / 1 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r - - - - - - -
2 / 2 FRENCH OPEN 1r 3r - - - - - -
3 / 2 WIMBLEDON 1r 4r - - - - - -
1 / 2 US OPEN 2r 1r - - - - - -

Doubles

W/L   2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
0 / 1 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r - - - - - - -
0 / 1 FRENCH OPEN 1r - - - - - - -
0 / 2 WIMBLEDON 1r 1r - - - - - -
0 / 2 US OPEN 1r 1r - - - - - -

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Monica Puig Results

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    Doubles

HONG KONG

WTA // SAR // 08-Sep-2014 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 61 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Patricia Mayr-Achleitner (AUT) 94 6-1 6-1
R16 Loss [3] Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 36 6-3 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$3,310

US OPEN

Grand Slam // USA // 25-Aug-2014 // $18,102,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Tereza Smitkova (CZE) 89 3-6 6-3 6-3
R64 Loss [18] Andrea Petkovic (GER) 19 3-6 6-3 7-6 (5)

WTA Rankings PTS

+70

Prize Money

$59,472

CINCINNATI

WTA // USA // 11-Aug-2014 // $2,567,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/64Q/32D // Rank: 65 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R64 Win Tamira Paszek (AUT) 112 6-4 6-4
Q-R32 Loss [25] Karin Knapp (ITA) 74 2-6 6-3 7-6 (5)

WTA Rankings PTS

+20

Prize Money

$2,930

MONTRÉAL

WTA // CANADA // 04-Aug-2014 // $2,440,070 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/64Q/32D // Rank: 67 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R64 Win [A] Hao-Ching Chan (TPE) 1259 6-3 6-1
Q-R32 Win [21] Julia Goerges (GER) 88 6-7 (5) 6-1 6-4
R64 Loss Samantha Stosur (AUS) 21 6-2 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$6,810

STANFORD

WTA // USA // 28-Jul-2014 // $710,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/16Q/16D // Rank: 71 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [7] Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) 16 6-3 7-5
R16 Loss [Q] Sachia Vickery (USA) 193 6-7 (4) 6-2 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+55

Prize Money

$10,000

WIMBLEDON

Grand Slam // GREAT BRITAIN // 23-Jun-2014 // $18,575,979 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss Madison Keys (USA) 30 6-3 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$42,084

'S-HERTOGENBOSCH

WTA // NETHERLANDS // 15-Jun-2014 // $250,000 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/16Q/16D // Rank: 51 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Jie Zheng (CHN) 90 6-4 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,220

BIRMINGHAM

WTA // GREAT BRITAIN // 09-Jun-2014 // $710,000 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 50 // Seed/Entry: 12/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Win Stefanie Voegele (SUI) 76 6-7 (3) 6-2 6-2
R32 Loss Kimiko Date-Krumm (JPN) 78 2-6 6-4 7-6 (7)

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$4,300

FRENCH OPEN

Grand Slam // FRANCE // 25-May-2014 // $15,598,998 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 41 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss [19] Samantha Stosur (AUS) 18 6-1 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$31,634

STRASBOURG

WTA // FRANCE // 19-May-2014 // $250,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 56 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Johanna Larsson (SWE) 91 7-5 7-6 (5)
R16 Win [Q] Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (CRO) 107 6-3 6-1
Q Win [4] Andrea Petkovic (GER) 29 6-4 6-4
S Win Madison Keys (USA) 44 7-5 6-3
F Win [Q] Sílvia Soler-Espinosa (ESP) 118 6-4 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+280

Prize Money

$43,000

ROME

WTA // ITALY // 12-May-2014 // $2,628,800 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 60 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Teliana Pereira (BRA) 94 6-2 6-1
Q-R16 Win Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 105 6-4 6-3
R64 Win Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) 31 6-0 4-6 6-0
R32 Loss [8] Maria Sharapova (RUS) 7 6-3 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+90

Prize Money

$14,041

MADRID

WTA // SPAIN // 03-May-2014 // $4,236,425 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 61 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Petra Cetkovska (CZE) 81 6-2 7-6 (3)

WTA Rankings PTS

+2

Prize Money

$1,813

OEIRAS (ESTORIL)

WTA // PORTUGAL // 28-Apr-2014 // $250,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 55 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Bojana Jovanovski (SRB) 40 6-4 4-6 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925

MONTERREY

WTA // MEXICO // 31-Mar-2014 // $500,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 54 // Seed/Entry: 8/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Olga Puchkova (RUS) 270 6-0 6-3
R16 Win Nicole Gibbs (USA) 182 6-4 6-2
Q Loss Kimiko Date-Krumm (JPN) 98 6-4 6-7 (2) 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+60

Prize Money

$8,502

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 18-Mar-2014 // $5,427,105 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 58 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) 36 6-1 7-6 (7)
R64 Loss [11] Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 18 6-1 1-6 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+35

Prize Money

$14,945

INDIAN WELLS

WTA // USA // 05-Mar-2014 // $5,946,740 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 57 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss Elina Svitolina (UKR) 43 6-4 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$11,000

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 13-Jan-2014 // $13,615,654 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 58 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win [Q] Anna Tatishvili (USA) 126 6-2 6-4
R64 Loss [28] Flavia Pennetta (ITA) 29 6-3 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+70

Prize Money

$44,327

HOBART

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 05-Jan-2014 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 57 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [3] Elena Vesnina (RUS) 24 6-4 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925

AUCKLAND

WTA // NEW ZEALAND // 30-Dec-2013 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 56 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [3] Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) 20 6-4 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
61 62 693

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
Date Tournament Round Points
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 40
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2013 55 1115
2012 127 298
2011 228 992
2010 695 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
26-May-2014 (41) 23-Jul-2012 (263)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
61 885

Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
Date Tournament Round Points
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 40

Premier Events

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
08/09/2014 HONG KONG R16 30
15/06/2014 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH R32 1
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
Date Tournament Round Points
17/02/2013 MEMPHIS Q - R16 1
10/09/2012 TASHKENT Q 10
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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