On Wednesday, Maria will play her third round match at the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open in Wuhan, China against world no.61 Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland.
Maria has played the 25-year-old twice before and leads the series 2-0, here are the matches they have played against each other:
2006 Zurich QF: Maria won 6-4 6-3
2014 Wimbledon R2: Maria won 6-2 6-1
Here is Wednesday’s schedule:
Centre Court – 11.00 AM local time start
Alize Cornet (FRA) vs. Kirsten Flipkens (BEL)
Maria Sharapova (RUS) vs. Timea Bacsinszky (SUI)