"The conditions were tough," Jankovic said. "But I didn't want to think about that. I just wanted to focus as much as I could on the match and play each point one point at a time."
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"(The crowd) was all on her side but it's normal, she's the local player," Jankovic said. "I tried to stay focused on my game, and play my tennis but she was the better player today."
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