Puig defeats Maria in Puerto Rico

In the inaugural ‘‘Monica Puig Invitational’’, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Monica Puig defeated Maria 6-3 1-6 10-6 at the Coliseo de Puerto Rico, the country’s biggest indoor arena with more than 16,000 spectators.

Earlier in the day, Maria took part in a kids clinic with Puig at the Coliseo de Puerto Rico and also took part in a press conference at Vanderbilt Hotel in the Puerto Rican capital.