Monica Puig has caused an incredible upset to beat Angelique Kerber and secure women’s singles gold at Rio 2016.
Puig, ranked 34th, stunned the reigning Australian Open champion and world No.2 6-4 4-6 6-1 in the Olympic final on Saturday night.
Her triumph delivered Puerto Rico its first ever Olympic gold medal.
The final game was a thriller. Puig saw two match points come and go – after failing to convert another match point in the previous game – and survived six break points before finally sealing an historic victory.
— 7Olympics (@7olympics) August 13, 2016
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