Re: Quality points & Ranking musings - 2012 Year End
Different system. Same shit. Every system has flaws. Obviously the top ranked player cannot play against herself. SheŽll also get easier draws as a result of her ranking. Then you have the issue of the surface and injury factor. Is is really worth more to beat Wozniacki than Clijsters at the Australian Open? What about beating Radwanska instead of Errani at the French Open? What about beating Stosur at Wimbledon instead of Lisicki?
Or to take a ATP example, beating Murray on clay