On Thursday, Maria will continue her US Open campaign under the lights in New York.
Maria’s opponent will be world no.51 Sorana Cirstea of Romania. Maria has played the 28-year-old once before in 2012 in Beijing in the second round and won 6-2 6-2.
Here is Thursday’s schedule:
Arthur Ashe Stadium – 7.00 PM ET start
Novak Djokovic (SRB) (6) vs. Tennys Sandgren (USA)
Maria Sharapova (RUS) (22) vs. Sorana Cirstea (ROU)