Her mother and P-Mac both commented to the press, stupid on both parts.
Taylor and her mother should have waited until she was out of the tournament to talk to the press. It is hard enough for the #1 seed to compete with the pressure as it is, let alone with this kind of thing hanging out there.
As much as I am no fan of P-Mac or the USTA PD system, I don't think for one minute that the USTA told her that she has a few weeks to get into shape or she isn't going.
Weight was never brought up once in the article. With muscle weighing more than fat it would be a fitness issue, not weight.