The draw for the Rogers Cup in Montreal has been released and Maria is seeded fourth and has a bye in the first round.
In the second round, Maria will play either Garbine Muguruza of Spain or a qualifier. This match will be played on Tuesday or Wednesday.
Maria has played Muguruza twice before and leads the series 2-0, here are the matches they have played against each other:
2013 Rome R2: Maria won 6-2 6-2
2014 French Open QF: Maria won 1-6 7-5 6-1
The Rogers Cup in a Premier 5 event and is Maria’s first tournament of the US Open series.
Maria is making her sixth appearance at the Rogers Cup which alternates between Montreal and Toronto every year. Maria’s best result was reaching the final in Toronto in 2009. Maria last played in Montreal in 2008.