This is my own little formula (since I'm bored, and you won't care anyway)....
DNP=0, R1=1, R2=2, R3=3, R4=4, QF=5, SF=6, RU=7, WIN=8

Serena 0+8+8+8=24
Venus 5+7+7+7=26
Jennifer 8+6+5+5=24
Kim 6+3+2+4=15
Amelie 5+4+6+6=21
Justine 5+1+6+4=16
Monica 6+5+5+5=21
Daniela 3+4+5+5=19
Jelena 0+5+4+2=11
Martina 7+0+0+4=11

Therefore, as far as consistency in the Slams:

1. Venus
2. Serena
tie.Jennifer
4. Monica
tie. Amelie
6. Daniela
7. Kim
8. Justine
9. Martina
tie. Jelena

Messenger

Dec 21st, 2002, 10:38 PM

This is just the top 10 right? Because I can think of one player that is above Hingis and Dokic (Maleeva - 12)

Jericho

Dec 21st, 2002, 10:52 PM

i think that winning a slam should be worth 10 points so jen and venus would be tied for #2...and as it should be serena #1

JonBcn

Dec 21st, 2002, 11:01 PM

Thanks, its interesting - but only equates to total matches played in grand slams. theres no doubt that, had she been fit, Serena would be top of this list too.

I dont even want to think about where my poor Arantxa would be :o

Volcana

Dec 21st, 2002, 11:12 PM

I get a top 17 like this

01 Venus 5+7+7+7=26

02 Serena 0+8+8+8=24
02 Jennifer 8+6+5+5=24

04 Amelie 5+4+6+6=21
04 Monica 6+5+5+5=21

06 Daniela 3+4+5+5=19
07 Justine 5+1+6+4=16
08 Kim 6+3+2+4=15

Obviously your format is flawed. You sould total each players numbers from 0-8 for each slam. Then to determine her actual rank, as long as the player has played at least half of the slams to determine consistency, you would then divide that players total by the numer of slams she played. Serena's 24 divided by 3 = 8. Venus' 26 divided by 4 is 6.5.

Any two players how have the same total score whetehr 26 or 6.5 as in Venus or Jennifer, you would then determine who had had the higher number of top scores. Three 7's would beat a couple of 5's and a 6. That is how you would break the tie.

PhoenixStorm

Dec 22nd, 2002, 03:10 AM

hmm or you could go eany meany miny moe...

danielrosario

Dec 23rd, 2002, 04:48 AM

hmm or you could go eany meany miny moe...

lol

Robbie.

Dec 23rd, 2002, 05:21 AM

Originally posted by Rolling-Thunder
Obviously your format is flawed. You sould total each players numbers from 0-8 for each slam. Then to determine her actual rank, as long as the player has played at least half of the slams to determine consistency, you would then divide that players total by the numer of slams she played. Serena's 24 divided by 3 = 8. Venus' 26 divided by 4 is 6.5.

Any two players how have the same total score whetehr 26 or 6.5 as in Venus or Jennifer, you would then determine who had had the higher number of top scores. Three 7's would beat a couple of 5's and a 6. That is how you would break the tie.

I think any ranking system based on GS slam performance in 2002 would be hard pressed to rank Venus above Jennifer. A win is at all times better than three finals appearances IMO.

And any ranking system that puts a three time Grand Slam runner up ahead of a three time GS Champion is fundamentally flawed.

A win is surely worth more than 1 point more than a runners-up finish. In terms of significance it is surely miles ahead.

~RedRose~

Dec 23rd, 2002, 06:05 AM

01 Serena 0+8+8+8=24 - 8 Average
02 Venus 5+7+7+7=26 - 6.5 Average
03 Jennifer 8+6+5+5=24 - 6 Average
04 Martina 7+0+0+4=11 - 5.5 Average

05 Amelie 5+4+6+6=21 - 5.25 Average
05 Monica 6+5+5+5=21 - 5.25 Average

07 Daniela 3+4+5+5=19 - 4.75 Average

08 Justine 5+1+6+4=16 - 4 Average
08 Rubin 0 + 4 + 4 + 4=12 - 4 Average

10 Kim 6+3+2+4=15 - 3.75 Average
11 Jelena 0+5+4+2=11 - 3.66 Average