Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2011.
- Plays with double-handed backhand
- Started playing tennis aged seven with plastic racquets
- Nicknames are "Benki", "Benko", "Ali" or "Ai"
- Speaks Slovenian, Croatian and English
- Father's name is Branko, works at a computer company; mother's name is Darlen, works for the Ministry of Defence; his twin brother, Andraz, also plays tennis
- Goal in tennis is "to become a Top 100 player"
- First represented Slovenia in Davis Cup in March 2010
- Favourite surface is hard courts
- Favourite shot is forehand
- Favourite tournament is Roland Garros
- Idols growing up were Michael Schumacher and Fernando Gonzalez
- Hobbies include playing soccer and basketball
- Supports Real Madrid football club and Union Olimpija (basketball)
- Managed by Ugo Colombini
- Physical trainer is Matej Mihelic and is coached by Igor Roric (since 2007).
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