Monica Puig … #PicaPower ….
Puerto Rico star Monica Puig, the surprise winner of the Rio Olympics women’s singles tennis tournament, sent a message of hope to residents of the Caribbean island who are suffering the consequences of the severe economic crisis, IANS Live reportsIANS Live reports.
Puig traveled to her birthplace to play an exhibition match in here on Thursday against Russia’s Maria Sharapova, who was suspended from the WTA Tour earlier this year after testing positive for a recently banned heart medication but has been cleared to return to the circuit in 2017, reports Efe news agency.
“Where there’s a will, there’s a way. With a positive attitude, we can move forward,” Puerto Rico’s first and only Olympic gold medalist said in a press conference.
Puig said she was aware of the crisis facing the island, which has been in recession for a decade and is seeking to restructure more than…
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