Monica Puig Marchand is preparing for what will be his new stage as an athlete.

The Puerto Rican, who announced the end of her professional tennis career in July 2022, He shared on his social networks that he is currently training for the Boston and London marathons to later devote himself to competing in triathlons.

The first race will take place on April 23, and the second is scheduled for the 23rd of the same month. He will probably use both events as part of his training do a half IronMan during 2023.

The test consists of a 1.2-mile swim, a 56-mile bike ride, and a 13.1-mile run for a total distance of 70.3 miles. Puig said he intends to register for the IronMan in Augusta, Georgia, on September 24.

Puig ended his tennis career with a singles title at the 2014 Strasbourg Open. His overall record is 303 wins and 215 losses, with earnings of $3,570,824. Her highest ranking in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) was No. 27, which she reached on 26 September 2016, a few months after winning the gold medal at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.