Monica Puig clinches Puerto Rico’s 1st ever gold, winning in tennis women’s singles – Rio 2016

Monica Puig won Puerto Rico’s first ever Olympic gold medal The 22-year-old Florida-based Puig defied her ranking of world No. 34 to get the better of the world No. 2 and Australian Open champion on the back of a sizzling 54 winners.

Puig, who also knocked out French Open champion Garbine Muguruza in the quarter-finals, is the first woman from the Caribbean island to win a medal of any sort

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