Bouchard's first Grand Slam final and Simona Halep's French Open final appearance signaled the future is now for the next generation of superstars.
However, Kvitova's hammering serve and powerful groundstrokes proved that the establishment—the power players—is still in charge.
The post-Wimbledon power rankings are based on WTA rankings, points won this year, Wimbledon performances and hard-court prowess.
Which players are in the best position going into the summer hard-court season? Players like Sloane Stephens and Maria Kirilenko, who last year were solidly in the top 20, have fallen far below the power-ranking radar. Others, such as Madison Keys, are making their way toward the top.
As the generational shift takes form on the WTA Tour, the power rankings take shape.