Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2011.
- At age 13, he was as good a soccer player as tennis and made choice to play tennis
- Older brother Olivier is a lawyer in Belgium
- Enjoyed outstanding junior career, reaching QF at Wimbledon Juniors and 3rd RD at Roland Garros juniors in 1997
- Likes to play basketball, enjoys water-skiing and jet-skiing
- Began playing golf in 1997 and is a single-digit handicap
- Entered Nick Bollettieri Academy in summer of 1997 and trains there part of season.
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