Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2011.
- Only child of parents Lorenzo and Reni, who are both Information Technology specialists
- Speaks German, English and French…Considers strengths as serve and baseline play and hard courts as favorite surface
- Listens to variety of rock bands and favorites are: Dream Theater, Metallica, Coldplay, Züri West, Patent Ochsner, Iron Maiden, Led Zeppelin, Transatlantic, Audioslave
- When at home, enjoys spending quality time with friends and going to concerts
- Big fan of soccer team FC Basel and likes to play jassen (Swiss card game)
- Considers best moment of his career: playing first Davis Cup match in 2005; Winning first ATP World Tour doubles title in Gstaad in 2009 (w/Lammer), reaching third round at US Open in 2006 and '09 and first ATP World Tour semi-final in Basel in '09
- Received 2009 Comeback Player of the Year Award from Federer at Indian Wells on 16 March '10
- Player he admired growing up was Ivan Lendl
- Future goals are reaching Top 50 and winning a singles title
- Coached by German Lars Uebel, who is also part of the Breakpoint Base in Halle.
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