Grega Zemlja Bio

  • Started playing tennis aged seven when his parents build an artificial grass tennis court in front of his house
  • Nicknamed “Gregc” and “Zemlak”
  • Father, Franc, is a former ski jumper; mother Darinka works in advertising for a local newspaper
  • Has a younger sister, Tjasa, who is finishing her university degree
  • Speaks four languages: Slovenian, English, German and Serbo-Croatian
  • Skiing was his main sport until the age of 10 when he decided to focus on tennis
  • He now enjoys skiing as a hobby and would be a skier if he wasn't a tennis player
  • Idols growing up were Pete Sampras and Roger Federer
  • Favourite surface is grass and considers his backhand his best shot
  • Favourite tournaments are Wimbledon and Australian Open
  • Made Davis Cup debut for Slovenia in 2007
  • He practices in Kranj and travels to Vienna (Austria) during his off season to practice at the Berger-Eschauer Academy
  • Physical trainer is Anton Erlah.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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