Australian Open Draw
Posted on January 10, 2013
The draw for the first Grand Slam of the year at the Australian
Open in Melbourne has been released and Maria is seeded second and
will play world No.105 Olga Puchkova of Russia in the first round.
Maria has never played the 25-year-old before. This match will
be played on Monday or Tuesday.
The first seed Maria can meet is No.25 seed Venus Williams of the
United States in the third round.
Maria is playing her tenth Australian Open this year and her best
result was taking home the trophy in 2008. Last year, Maria reached
the final and has 1400 points to defend.
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