Tag archive for ‘Puig’
By Ajit Singh Khanna On Saturday, December 17th, 2016

Monica Puig defeats Maria Sharapova in Puerto Rico exhibition

var vclk_options = {sid:97892,media_type:5,version:"1.4"}; Reigning Olympic champion Monica Puig notched up a stunning 6-3 1-6 10-6 win over five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova in front of around More...

By Ajit Singh Khanna On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Maria Sharapova, Monica Puig to lock horns in December exhibition

Maria Sharapova, who has been serving a 15-month ban for doping, will return to court next month for an exhibition event in Puerto Rico. The Russian tennis diva took to Twitter to confirm that she will be locking More...

By Vishal Gajaria On Friday, September 30th, 2016

Gold-Medalist Monica Puig Admits Rio Hangover Affecting Her Performance

Rio Olympic gold-medalist Monica Puig has admitted that the hangover from her biggest career success is still playing in her mind. The 23-year-old emerged as the surprise winner of the women’s singles event More...

By Vishal Gajaria On Monday, August 29th, 2016

Monica Puig to be Puerto Rico’s flag-bearer at Tokyo 2020

Monica Puig, who rose to fame by winning the gold medal at Rio Olympics, has been named Puerto Rico’s flag-bearer for the 2020 Tokyo Games. This doesn’t come as a surprise, given that the 22-year-old tennis More...

By Vishal Gajaria On Saturday, August 27th, 2016

Monica Puig Earns a Seeding as Sloane Stephens Withdraws From US Open

Sloane Stephens has pulled out of the US Open 2016 citing a right foot injury. She will now be replaced by Monica Puig as the 32nd seed in the main draw of the women’s singles event. Stephens, who made the fourth More...

By Vishal Gajaria On Sunday, August 14th, 2016

Monica Puig Claims Historic Gold for Puerto Rico as Tennis Attracts Limelight at Rio Olympics

Puig realizes her dream at Rio 2016 It turned out to be a historic day for the sport of tennis at the Rio Olympics on Saturday as some country won its first-ever gold medal while some of matches witnessed unexpected More...

By Vishal Gajaria On Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Puerto Rico’s Monica Puig Targets Historic Medal at Rio Olympics

Top Puerto Rican tennis player Monica Puig has set her eyes upon an historic podium finish at the Rio Olympic Games as she remains just one win shy of making it to the semi-finals. The 37th-ranked Puig has been More...

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