The draw for the first Grand Slam of the year at the Australian Open in Melbourne has been released and Maria has been drawn to play world no. 46 Tatjana Maria of Germany in the first round.
This match will be played on Tuesday and Maria has never played the 30-year-old before.
The first seed Maria can meet is no.14 seed Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia in the second round.
Australian Open women’s draw on the Australian Open site