Failure to meet player requirements
After the high no. of withdrawls, I was quite curious to which extent they failed to provide the required # of players.
It appears the failed
Based on the Gold Exempt list:
1 out of the top three was need : None is present
2 more out of the top 6 : Mauresmo qualifies, 1 still missing though
3 more out of the top 10: Dokic, Clijsters, Henin-Hardenne fullfil this condition
Quite a bit of money will have to be paid out to the tournament I guess