US Open R1: Maria vs Kirilenko

Maria will begin her 2014 US Open campaign under the lights on Monday on Arthur Ashe Stadium. The night session begins at 7.oo PM and the match will begin after the opening ceremony.

Maria’s opponent will be world no.113 Maria Kirilenko of Russia. Maria has played the 27-year-old seven times before and leads the series 5-2, here are the matches they have played against each other:
2005 Los Angeles R2: Maria won 7-6 6-2
2005 Beijing SF: Kirilenko won 6-4 2-1 ret.
2006 Miami R4: Maria won 3-6 6-4 6-1
2010 Australian Open R1: Kirilenko won 7-6 3-6 6-4
2012 Indian Wells QF: Maria won 3-6 7-5 6-2
2012 Olympics SF: Maria won 6-2 6-3
2013 Indian Wells SF: Maria won 6-4 6-3