Brisbane 2013 Draw
The draw for Maria's first event of 2013 has been released and she
is seeded No.2 at the Brisbane International in Brisbane,
Maria has a bye in the first round and will play either Roberta
Vinci of Italy or Jarmila Gajdosova of Australia in the second
round. Maria has played Vinci twice before and leads the series 2-0
- both were straight set wins on hardcourts in the US. Against
Gajdosova, Maria also leads the series 2-0 and again both were wins
in the US on hardcourts.
This is Maria's first appearance at the $1M Premier event and is
her only tournament before the first Grand Slam of the year at the
Australian Open in Melbourne which begins on January 14th.