The draw for the second Grand Slam of the year at the French Open in Paris has been released and Maria is seeded seventh and will play a qualifier in the first round.
The first seed Maria can meet is No.25 seed Kaia Kanepi of Estonia in the third round. Maria is scheduled to me top seed and defending champion Serena Williams of the United States in the quarters.
Last year, Maria reached the final and has 1400 points to defend. Maria is making her 12th straight appearance on the red clay of Roland Garros.