Tennis: Puerto Rico wins first gold as Puig clinches women's title

Sat Aug 13, 2016 6:57pm EDT
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RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Puerto Rico won their first Olympic gold medal on Saturday as Monica Puig clinched the women's tennis title at the Rio Games.

Puig beat Germany's Angelique Kerber 6-4 4-6 6-1.

(Editing by: Ossian Shine)

2016 Rio Olympics - Tennis - Final - Women's Singles Gold Medal Match - Olympic Tennis Centre - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 13/08/2016. Monica Puig (PUR) of Puerto Rico reacts during match against Angelique Kerber (GER) of Germany.   REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque