US Open R1: Maria vs. Schnyder

The qualifiers have been placed at the US Open in New York and Maria will play world no.187 Patty Schnyder of Switzerland in the first round.

Maria has played the 39-year-old eight times before and the leads the series 7-1. Here are the matches they have played against each other:
2004 Birmingham SF: Maria won 6-1 6-7 6-3
2005 Rome SF: Schndyer won 3-6 6-3 6-1
2005 WTA Championships RR: Maria won 6-1 3-6 6-2
2006 San Diego SF: Maria won 7-5 6-4
2006 Linz SF: Maria won 7-5 7-5
2007 French Open R4: Maria won 3-6 6-4 9-7
2007 San Diego Final: Maria won 6-2 3-6 6-0
2008 Rome QF: Maria won 6-7 7-5 6-2

Schnyder has a career high ranking of seven and came back from retirement in 2015.

This match will be played on Tuesday. Here is the schedule:
Louis Armstrong Stadium – 7.00 PM start
Nick Kyrgios (AUS) (30) vs. Radu Albot (MDA)
Maria Sharapova (RUS) (22) vs. Patty Schnyder (SUI)