Originally Posted by Sharapower
It's hard to say... I don't sense she's as solid as the AO 2008 Maria yet. She had a relatively easy draw for this RG, so the question mark is about her ability to beat 3 Top 10 players back-to-back, say in Wimby or the US Open.
Problem is those players folded before Maria can actually meet them. It happened so many times already this year and Maria was the only player making to the final stages. She's in 6 finals of 8 tournaments winning 3.