The draw for the fourth and final Grand Slam of the year at the US Open in New York has been released and Maria will play No.8 seed Serena Williams in the first round.
This match will be played on Monday under the lights in the first match of the night session that starts at 7.00 PM ET.
Maria has played the 37-year-old 21 times before and trails the series 2-19.
Maria’s best result in New York was taking the title in 2006. Last year, Maria reached the fourth round.