Mónica Puig has reached the round of 32 three times at the French Open, whose 2020 edition begins this Sunday. (Supplied)
Monica Puig was this Tuesday morning hitting the ball on the center court of the French Open, a tournament that begins on Sunday.
The player practiced as a hitting partner with Canadian Leylah Fernández , an 18-year-old left-hander who is ranked 100th in the world and who will make her debut at Roland Garros.
Puig began targeting the French Open earlier this month, after eliminating in the first round at the US Open in New York, which was played on hard court.
The clay of the French Open has been the Grand Slam surface on which Puig has achieved the most consistent results throughout his career, although his best performance in a Grand Slam was reaching the round of 16 on the grass surface at Wimbledon. in 2013.
On the clay of Paris, the Puerto Rican has reached the round of 32 three times, the most recent time in 2019. She also reached those stages in 2016 and 2013.
The 2020 French Open draw has not been released. In these days before the start of this Sunday, the qualifying rounds are being played from which the players who will complete the key of 132 participants in the event will come out.
Puig arrives at the Open as ranked number 98.