Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2011.
- Began playing tennis at age six with his father, Jaroslav, who is a tennis coach
- Mother, Marie, is a tutor for children… Has one older brother, Ales…Growing up admired Ivan Lendl and enjoyed watching John McEnroe
- Played hockey growing up and his ambition as a child was to be a pro hockey or tennis player, choosing the latter… As a child, was a ball kid at Davis Cup ties in Prague along with ATP tournament
- The Czech junior champion in 1994… Collects model classic cars
- Enjoys watching hockey and used to play as a teenager
- Considers backhand as best shot and clay as favorite surface… Considers countryman Bohdan Ulihrach as best friend on circuit…Fitness coach is countryman Ivan Machwtka.
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