Australian Open: Maria vs. Williams

Posted on January 17, 2013

Maria will play her first match under the lights at the Australian Open in Melbourne on Friday. In one of the most intriguing match-ups of the third round, Maria will face No.25 seed Venus Williams of the United States.

The match is due to start at 7.00 PM local time (9.00 AM CET, 3.00 AM ET and 12.00 AM PT).

Maria has played Williams seven times before and leads the series 4-3, here are the matches they have played against each other:
Zurich 2004 Quarter-Final: Maria won 6-3 6-4
Miami 2005 Semi-Final: Maria won 6-4 6-3
Wimbledon 2005 Semi-Final: Williams won 7-6 6-1
Miami 2007 3rd Round: Maria won 2-6 6-2 7-5
Wimbledon 2007 4th Round: Williams won 6-1 6-3
Stanford 2009 Quarter-Final: Williams won 6-2 6-2
Rome 2012 Quarter-Final: Maria won 6-4 6-3


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