Many have described the current top 10 outside of Swiatek and maybe Jabeur as overranked. "Overranked" meaning as in past seasons these players would be bottom top 10 or not even in the top 10. This coincides with the criticism of the state of the tour... at least the top of the tour... being...
The current top 10 is
Only 4 grand slams singles across the top 10, 2 of which are held by the person who could fall out of the top 10 next
This group has won more grand slam doubles...
With Muguruza's loss today, Pegula is once again 1 match away from a top 10, barring Azarenka or Rybakina winning the title (and Pegula not getting much further).
Will Pegula be able to pull through? Or will Sabalenka scream her way to a reverse the fortune of this year and have more security...
Right now she's sitting at a career-high of #11 with 3076 points, 105 pts ahead of #12 Kenin and 379 pts behind #10 Jabeur.
She only has a R16 from Adelaide 2020 and another R16 from Melborune 2021 to defend before the start of the Australian Open, where she has 470 QF points to defend (same as...