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WIMBLEDON, England — If it’s possible to feel the horror of invasion and war from afar and in a pristine place, that possibility welled Monday from the purple-and-green gentility of the smallish Wimbledon Interview Room No. 2. That’s where 33-year-old veteran player Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine spoke at length about the upended state of her mind, and said the absence of Russian and Belarusian players here had lent that mind some calm.

“I feel good being at the tournament without having to see players from that countries again,” she said of Wimbledon’s ban of those nationalities here. “In most of the cases it’s nothing personal. It’s just the situation that our countries are in a war now. So, yeah, for me it’s definitely less tension and I feel better.”

She said, “I don’t feel good seeing them because, as I have said before, it’s, again, it’s about me personally. I don’t know about other Ukrainian players, but I just heard one Belarusian player that she’s, like, she’s supporting us, me, and Ukraine, and she’s against the war. I haven’t heard anyone else that they are against the war. So I don’t know their opinion about that, and not speaking to me and not saying anything to me makes me feel bad and creating this tension inside of me.”