Re: WTA rankings aren't too strong anymore
At the moment, look at the current state of some of our top 40 players. Bartoli, Hantuchova, Groenefeld, Myskina, Kirilenko, Pennetta, Bondarenko (who has a 3-8 slam record), Muller, Krajicek, Shaughnessy, Jackson, Likhovtseva.
I don't see any of these reaching the quarterfinals at tournaments consistently. They're basically hanging on to their rankings by a handful of uncharacteristic tournaments.
Casey Dellacqua, Jelena Jankovic, Anna-Lena Groenefeld,
Jelena Dokic, Mirjana Lucic, Sara Tomic, Sloane Stephens
Melanie Oudin, Kaia Kanepi, Alison Riske