The draw for the final Grand Slam of the year at the US Open in New York has been released and Maria is seeded 22nd and will play a qualifier in the first round.
This match will be played on Tuesday.
The first seed Maria can meet is No.10 seed Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia in the third round.
Maria’s best result in New York was taking the title in 2006. Last year, Maria reached the fourth round.