Maria to play US Open

Maria will be making her first Grand Slam appearance in more than 18 months after being awarded a wild card into the main draw of the US Open in New York.

The final Grand Slam of the year runs from August 28 – September 10.

This will be Maria’s eleventh appearance on the US Open hard courts. Maria’s best result was taking the title in 2006. Maria last played in New York in 2014 and reached the fourth round.