The draw for the Rogers Cup in Montreal, Canada has been released and Maria has been drawn to play a qualifier in the first round.
This match will be played on Monday or Tuesday.
The first seed Maria can meet is No.12 seed Daria Kasatkina of Russia in the second round.
This is Maria’s first hard court tournament in preparation for the US Open at the end of the month.
Maria is making her seventh appearance at this tournament and her best result was reaching the final in Toronto in 2009. Maria last played this tournament in 2014.