Birth Name: Monica Puig Marchán
Place of Birth: Hato Rey, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Date of Birth: September 27, 1993
*Cuban [Catalan] (father)
*Puerto Rican (mother)
Monica Puig is a Puerto Rican professional tennis player. She was born in Hato Rey, San Juan, to a Puerto Rican mother, Astrid Marchán, and a Cuban-American father, José Puig. She has a brother, Ricardo. The family moved to Miami, Florida, U.S., when Monica was one year old.
Monica’s paternal grandparents were both of Catalan origin.
Monica’s maternal grandparents were Astrid Puras de Marchán and Rafael Marchán Cintrón.
Monica speaks fluent English and Spanish.
Her parents and brother are pictured here.
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