ON THE COURT
Who were your biggest sports idols growing up?
Goran Ivanisevic, Seve Ballesteros
Who contributed most to your game?
My father (he brought me to tennis)
What do you do to keep fit?
I do sports every day, no matter what kind of sport.
What’s the best piece of advice you would give to aspiring young players?
Never give up and believe in yourself!
What was the best match of your career?
A doubles match against Russia at the Davis Cup.
What’s the most memorable success of your career?
ATP Vienna singles title in 2008.
What has been your worst injury?
Torn ligaments in both ankles – I was out of action for 3 months.
What are your tennis goals?
A Top 20 position in the ATP Rankings.