now the top players have to step up to stay on top. what has been happening in the past is that the top players have worked their way into form by using the early round matches to get better each match. now they have to play well from the start, it should be interesting.
Go the aussies! stosur!!!
and good luck russians: dementieva, safina, kirilenko, sharapova, kuznetsova, bovina, zvonareva, dushevina.
also good luck to: azarenka, lucic, sprem, vakulenko, vaidisova, safarova, ivanovic, groenefeld, mirza, krajicek, kvitkova, larcher de brito, lisicki.