The draw for the Sony Open Tennis in Miami has been released and Maria is seeded no.4 and has a bye in the first round.
In the second round, Maria will play either world no.43 Annika Beck of Germany or world no.45 Kurumi Nara of Japan. Maria hasn’t played either player before.
The first seed Maria can meet is no.26 seed Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic.
Maria is making her ninth appearance at this premier mandatory event. Maria’s best appearance is reaching the final in 2005, 2006, 2011, 2012 & 2013.