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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 hard ... 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 $267,159 $1,111,696
W/L - Singles 15 - 22 174 - 114
W/L - Doubles 4 - 8 13 - 21
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Results

NEW HAVEN

WTA // USA // 23-Aug-2015 // $689,063 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: 85 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R64 Win Evgeniya Rodina (RUS) 93 6-3 6-2
Q-R32 Loss [16] Olga Govortsova (BLR) 69 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+13

Prize Money

$1,080
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
85 89 237
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
26-May-2014 (41) 25-May-2015 (210)
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2014 - Second Top 100 season (finishing No.60); won first 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 (l. to Date-Krumm) and Guangzhou (l. to Niculescu); 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 - Breakthrough 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, 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.
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Winner (1): 2014 - Strasbourg.

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 $267,159 $1,111,696
W/L - Singles 15 - 22 174 - 114
W/L - Doubles 4 - 8 13 - 21

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 132 1st Serve Return Points Won 33.8%
Double Faults 122 2nd Serve Return Points Won 52%
1st Serve 59.5% Break Points Opportunities 229
1st Serve Points Won 64.5% Break Points Converted 45.4%
2nd Serve Points Won 47.5% Return Games Played 341
Break Points Faced 235 Return Games Won 30.5%
Break Points Saved 53.6% Return Points Won 41.0%
Service Games Played 343 Total Points Won 49.5%
Service Games Won 68.2%
Service Points Won 57.6%

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
2 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r 2r - - - - - -
2 / 3 FRENCH OPEN 1r 1r 3r - - - - -
3 / 3 WIMBLEDON 1r 1r 4r - - - - -
1 / 2 US OPEN - 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

NEW HAVEN

WTA // USA // 23-Aug-2015 // $689,063 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: 85 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R64 Win Evgeniya Rodina (RUS) 93 6-3 6-2
Q-R32 Loss [16] Olga Govortsova (BLR) 69 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+13

Prize Money

$1,080

CINCINNATI

WTA // USA // 17-Aug-2015 // $2,400,490 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/64Q/32D // Rank: 84 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R64 Loss [10] Lucie Hradecka (CZE) 57 6-4 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,880

TORONTO

WTA // CANADA // 10-Aug-2015 // $2,377,305 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/64Q/32D // Rank: 96 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R64 Win [2] Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) 47 2-6 6-3 6-2
Q-R32 Win Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ) 108 6-4 6-4
R64 Win [Q] Mariana Duque-Mariño (COL) 90 6-4 4-6 7-5
R32 Loss [13] Angelique Kerber (GER) 11 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+90

Prize Money

$14,025

WIMBLEDON

Grand Slam // GREAT BRITAIN // 29-Jun-2015 // $20,458,117 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 91 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss Monica Niculescu (ROU) 48 5-7 6-3 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$46,258

EASTBOURNE

WTA // GREAT BRITAIN // 21-Jun-2015 // $665,900 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 91 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss [8] Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) 66 6-2 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$750

BIRMINGHAM

WTA // GREAT BRITAIN // 15-Jun-2015 // $665,900 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 88 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Loss [Q] Misaki Doi (JPN) 95 6-4 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,280

NOTTINGHAM

WTA // GREAT BRITAIN // 08-Jun-2015 // $226,750 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 89 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Lucie Hradecka (CZE) 55 7-6 (5) 7-6 (5)
R16 Loss [W] Johanna Konta (GBR) 147 4-6 6-4 7-6 (5)

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$3,310

FRENCH OPEN

Grand Slam // FRANCE // 24-May-2015 // $15,980,135 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss [20] Sabine Lisicki (GER) 19 6-3 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$32,231

STRASBOURG

WTA // FRANCE // 17-May-2015 // $226,750 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 57 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [3/W] Samantha Stosur (AUS) 26 6-0 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,100

ROME

WTA // ITALY // 11-May-2015 // $2,428,490 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 50 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Loss [L] Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 53 7-5 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$7,461

MADRID

WTA // SPAIN // 02-May-2015 // $4,059,850 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 47 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Loss Roberta Vinci (ITA) 46 2-6 7-6 (6) 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$13,007

MARRAKECH

WTA // MOROCCO // 27-Apr-2015 // $226,750 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 47 // Seed/Entry: 8/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [Q] Alison Van Uytvanck (BEL) 91 6-0 7-6 (3)
R16 Loss Lara Arruabarrena (ESP) 97 7-5 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$3,310

BOGOTA

WTA // COLOMBIA // 13-Apr-2015 // $226,750 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: 2/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [Q] Cindy Burger (NED) 227 6-2 6-3
R16 Win Nicole Gibbs (USA) 100 6-4 6-2
Q Loss [5] Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ) 75 7-6 (1) 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+60

Prize Money

$6,175

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 24-Mar-2015 // $5,219,780 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss [Q] Irina Falconi (USA) 100 7-6 (9) 7-6 (3)

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$10,485

INDIAN WELLS

WTA // USA // 11-Mar-2015 // $5,219,780 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 49 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win [W] Nicole Gibbs (USA) 87 6-3 7-5
R64 Loss [12] Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) 13 6-1 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+35

Prize Money

$17,100

MONTERREY

WTA // MEXICO // 02-Mar-2015 // $426,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 48 // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [7] Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) 46 7-6 (1) 3-6 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,774

ACAPULCO

WTA // MEXICO // 23-Feb-2015 // $226,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 51 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Tereza Smitkova (CZE) 61 6-4 3-6 6-3
R16 Win [2] Sara Errani (ITA) 12 6-1 6-1
Q Loss [L] Sesil Karatantcheva (BUL) 158 2-6 7-6 (7) 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+60

Prize Money

$5,900

DUBAI

WTA // UNITED ARAB EMIRATES // 15-Feb-2015 // $2,212,250 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 52 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Loss [11] Lucie Safarova (CZE) 15 6-1 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$7,474

PATTAYA CITY

WTA // THAILAND // 09-Feb-2015 // $226,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/16Q/16D // Rank: 60 // Seed/Entry: 7/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Stefanie Voegele (SUI) 94 6-2 7-6 (4)
R16 Win Romina Oprandi (SUI) 112 6-1 3-6 6-0
Q Win Misaki Doi (JPN) 104 6-4 6-2
S Loss Ajla Tomljanovic (CRO) 68 7-6 (4) 5-7 7-6 (7)

WTA Rankings PTS

+110

Prize Money

$11,500

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 19-Jan-2015 // $15,561,973 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win [W] Arina Rodionova (AUS) 252 6-0 6-3
R64 Loss Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ) 66 6-2 7-6 (6)

WTA Rankings PTS

+70

Prize Money

$52,466

HOBART

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 11-Jan-2015 // $226,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 59 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Kaia Kanepi (EST) 47 6-4 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925

AUCKLAND

WTA // NEW ZEALAND // 05-Jan-2015 // $226,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 59 // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Marina Erakovic (NZL) 76 7-5 2-6 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925

Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
85 89 237

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
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
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R16 280
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R32 160
Date Tournament Round Points
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
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
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
85 705

Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
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
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R16 280
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R32 160
Date Tournament Round Points
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
23/08/2015 NEW HAVEN Q - R32 13
17/08/2015 CINCINNATI Q - R64 1
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
Date Tournament Round Points
27/09/2014 BEIJING Q - R16 20
21/09/2014 WUHAN Q - R32 1
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
Date Tournament Round Points
28/09/2013 BEIJING R64 5
22/09/2013 TOKYO R64 1
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
Date Tournament Round Points
28/01/2013 PARIS Q - Q 12
30/12/2012 BRISBANE S 80
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
08/06/2015 NOTTINGHAM R16 30
17/05/2015 STRASBOURG R32 1
27/04/2015 MARRAKECH R16 30
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
Date Tournament Round Points
15/09/2014 GUANGZHOU Q 60
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
Date Tournament Round Points
29/04/2013 OEIRAS (ESTORIL) Q 70
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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