of Slovakia will be aiming to make a great run at the US Open this summer in Flushing Meadows New York however in the 1st round she will face the former world number 1 Dinara Safina of Russia.
Hantuchova reached the Semi Finals of the Australian Open in Melbourne back in 2008 where she lost in 3 tight sets to Ana Ivanovic of Serbia.
Last year Kim Clijsters of Belgium won the US Open for the 2nd time in her career when she beat Caroline Wozniacki in the final in straight sets 7-5 6-3.
Clijsters also won the US Open back in 2005 when she beat Mary Pierce of France in the championship match.
On her way to the final last year Clijsters managed to beat both of the Williams sisters, Serena and Venus.
Serena is the world number 1 and she last won the US Open in 2008.