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" Abnormally Depressingly For now Around I don't have any mindset," defending Rome champion Swiatek said. "It's neutral. Coming back to my previous matches against Elena, it doesn't make sense. It was on hardcourts.

"I know how I felt. This time I don't have any expectations. I'm just going to come out and play the best game possible."