Maria will play her first match at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome on Tuesday against world no.52 Jarmila Gajdosova of Australia.
That match will begin at 12.00 PM (6.00 AM ET and 3.00 AM PT) on Centrale.
Maria has played the 28-year-old twice before and leads the series 2-0. Here are the matches they have played against each other:
2009 Los Angeles R1: Maria won 6-0 6-4
2010 US Open R1: Maria won 4-6 6-3 6-1