- Jesenice, Slovenia
- Kranj, Slovenia
- 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
- The top Slovenian put together his best season in 2012 by reaching his first ATP World Tour final and finishing a year-end best world no55, his inaugural top 100 ranking. Also compiled a 23-10 match record in Challengers, winning a trio titles – Nottingham (d. K. Beck) in June, An-Ning (d. Bedene) in July and Beijing (d. Wu) in August.
He reached the 2nd Round at 2012 Wimbledon and achieved a personal-best 3rd at the 2012 US Open as a qualifier.
Qualified for ATP main draws three times in 11 attempts during 2011. Claimed the Challenger title at Caloundra and reached the final at Rijeka, Ljubljana and Salzburg.