Maria is set to return to the grass courts of Birmingham at the Nature Valley Classic. The tournament runs from June 18-24.
On playing Birmingham, Maria said:
“I’m excited to return to play the Nature Valley Classic. I feel like the fans in Birmingham and I go back a long way and I’ve got a lot of good memories of playing there. It’s going to feel really good to be back out there playing again.”
Maria will be making her eighth appearance in Birmingham and won the tournament in 2004 and 2005 when it was a Tier 3 event.