Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2011.
- Plays with a two-handed backhand
- Started playing tennis aged six with his father, who used to work at a mini-tennis club next to their house
- Father, Philippe, works at the SNCF (French railway system); mother, Eliane, works for the local government of the Vaucluse; one brother, Thomas, is a tennis coach
- Favourite surface is clay
- Favourite shot is backhand
- Idol growing up was Marat Safin
- Favourite hobby is to watch football (soccer) and is a huge supporter of the Olympique de Marseille
- If he wasn't a tennis player he would have loved to play football
- Favourite tennis memory is appearing at 2010 US Open
- Nickname is "La Tige" ("the stalk") because he's tall and thin
- Coached by Lionel Zimbler.
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