Last June, a Roland-Garros debut ended painfully when she salvaged just one game against a scintillating Simona Halep in the fourth round.
Revenge came sweet at Roland-Garros 2020 as she swatted aside the top seed 6-1, 6-2, the highlight of six scorching performances.
Swiatek, travelling with a sports psychologist, is adamant her ruthless run in Paris is attributed to tranquility between the ears, as she builds the mental mechanisms for the major stage.
“I always wanted to work with a psychologist because I had this belief that it's like a big part of the game," she said. "But my parents, like, they weren't as open to that as I was. Actually, I don't know where that came from, to be honest.
“I feel like I've been so efficient and so focused for whole matches that I put a lot of pressure on my opponents. I'm not even nervous in second sets because I know it's going to probably go my way.