Monica Puig

Birth Name: Monica Puig Marchán

Place of Birth: Hato Rey, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Date of Birth: September 27, 1993

Ethnicity:
*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 of Catalan origin.

Monica’s maternal grandparents are Rafael Marchán Cintrón and Astrid Puras de Marchán.

Monica speaks fluent English and Spanish.

Her parents and brother are pictured here.

Sources: http://elcomercio.pe (in Spanish)
http://www.primerahora.com (in Spanish)
http://www.noticel.com

Photo by Leonard Zhukovsky/bigstockphoto.com

5 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    Possible grandmother:
    https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KFNK-JYM
    Possible great-grandparents:
    https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVJ9-LTVX
    Antonio Puras Y Rivera was born in Mexico to a Spanish father and a Puertorican mother.

  2. ArnyDiaz says:

    Puerto rican is not a heritage

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