Yes. But if too many elite women lose earlier than their seedings, the critics will start complaining that the women's game has no star players.
You just can't win with some people!
Man, proud man, drest in a little brief authority, most ignorant of what he’s most assured,
his glassy essence, like an angry ape, plays such fantastic tricks before high heaven,
as makes the angels weep.
William Shakespeare (anticipating George W Bush?)