Contenders still standing
I'm excited by the line-up of contenders left in this event. Between Sharapova, Stosur, Li, Azarenka, and Kvitova, I think we have big names in the draw who actually mean something. They'll be hard to beat and they appear in good form (perhaps minus Aza who will have to step it up vs. Cibs).
Based on actual chances to win, I'd personally rank as follows: