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Old 10-21-2019, 01:38 PM
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Originally Posted by biscoe View Post
Despite their flaws Paige and Cat are the 2 highest rated ladies ever. Most players at that rating or below are inconsistent at times regardless of gender. The biggest chance for dominance would be if Cat were to get her head around her putting.
Exactly.

Sometimes I think people expect 1040+ rated play out of the top women, and it's just not going to happen. At least not with any consistency.

That's not to say that the women can't improve their shortcomings, but they're not going to turn all their weaknesses into strengths and jump their rating up by 30-40 points. Hokom's unlikely to improve her backhand beyond passable. Paige isn't likely going to dial back her aggression to the point of eliminating all OB. Cat probably isn't going to achieve 100% on her C1x putting.

In a lot of ways, these women are who they are at this point. I think that's a good thing. The level of play keeps getting better but no one's running away and hiding from the rest of the field. One woman has a hot streak, then someone else does, then someone else. They're competitive with each other and that's the key. We just need more women to get to the level where it's not a 2 or 3 woman show, it's an 8 or 9 woman show, then a 20 woman show, and so on.

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