of the Ukraine will be aiming to go deep this summer at the US Open in Flushing Meadows New York.
The Ukrainian player suffered a shock 2nd round defeat earlier this year at the Australian Open in Melbourne when she lost in straight sets to the British Number 1 Elena Baltacha.
Last year Kim Clijsters of Belgium won the US Open for the 2nd time in her career as a wildcard when she beat Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark in the final in straight sets 7-5 6-3.
The Belgian also beat both of the Williams sisters on her way to the final Serena and Venus. Serena is the world number 1 and this year she has won both the Australian Open and Wimbledon.
Serena last won the US Open back in 2008 when she beat the former world number 1 Jelena Jankovic of Serbia in the final in straight sets.