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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 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 6
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 0
Prize Money $88,608 $585,554
W/L - Singles 4 - 6 141 - 76
W/L - Doubles 0 - 1 9 - 10
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Results

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
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
56 104 926
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
26-Aug-2013 (44) 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).
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.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 6
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 0
Prize Money $88,608 $585,554
W/L - Singles 4 - 6 141 - 76
W/L - Doubles 0 - 1 9 - 10

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 37 1st Serve Return Points Won 33.9%
Double Faults 43 2nd Serve Return Points Won 52.9%
1st Serve 58.6% Break Points Opportunities 71
1st Serve Points Won 66.4% Break Points Converted 45.1%
2nd Serve Points Won 47.6% Return Games Played 104
Break Points Faced 70 Return Games Won 30.8%
Break Points Saved 55.7% Return Points Won 42.0%
Service Games Played 104 Total Points Won 50.5%
Service Games Won 70.2%
Service Points Won 58.6%

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
1 / 1 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r - - - - - - -
2 / 1 FRENCH OPEN - 3r - - - - - -
3 / 1 WIMBLEDON - 4r - - - - - -
0 / 1 US OPEN - 1r - - - - - -

Doubles

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

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Monica Puig Results

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    Doubles

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
56 104 926

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
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
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-Aug-2013 (44) 23-Jul-2012 (263)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
56 1025

Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

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

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
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
20/02/2012 MONTERREY S 16
13/02/2012 BOGOTA Q - R16 1
Date Tournament Round Points
02/01/2012 AUCKLAND Q - Q 10
05/04/2010 PONTE VEDRA BEACH Q - R16 6

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