Father, Marjan, is a mechanical engineer; mother, Sonja, is an retired economist...Enjoys reading, snow skiing, water skiing and listening to music...Graduated from university in Maribor in 2004 with degree in German...Favorite kinds of foods are Japanese, Chinese and seafood.
• In juniors, reached SF at 1991 Australian Open (w/Nadine Ercegovic) and QF at 1992 Australian Open (w/Barbara Mulej)
SINGLESWinner (0 WTA Tour): 2000 - ITF/Ljubliana-SLO.Semifinalist (1): 1995 - Surabaya.Quarterfinalist (1): 1995 - Jakarta.DOUBLESWinner (6): 2005 - Canberra (w/Garbin); 2001 - Hawaii (w/Srebotnik); 2000 - Estoril (w/Srebotnik); 1999 - Palermo (w/Srebotnik); 1998 - Makarska (w/Srebotnik); 1995 - Surabaya (w/Kamstra).Finalist (14): 2004 - Strasbourg (w/Srebotnik); 2003 - Bogota (w/Perebiynis); 2002 - Bogota (w/Srebotnik), Acapulco (w/Srebotnik); 2001 - Estoril (w/Srebotnik), Canadian Open (w/Srebotnik); 2000 - Bol (w/Srebotnik), Tokyo [Japan Open] (w/Srebotnik), Pattaya City (w/Srebotnik); 1999 - Luxembourg (w/Srebotnik), Linz (w/Neiland); 1998 - Maria Lankowitz w/Srebotnik); 1996 - Surabaya (w/van Lottum), Pattaya City (w/Miyagi).ADDITIONALSlovenian Fed Cup Team 1995, 1999, 2003-05. Slovenian Olympic Team 2000, 2004.
1990 - Reached two SF and five QF on ITF Circuit1991 - Reached three ITF Circuit QF; made Tour debut at Karlovy Vary as a qualifier1992 - Qualified for Belgian Open, Eastbourne and Kitzbuhel1993 - Reached two ITF Circuit SF1994 - Made Grand Slam debut at Australian Open as a qualifier (l. 1r); reached Birmingham 3r1995 - Reached first Tour singles SF and won doubles title at Surabaya (w/Kamstra); also reached Jakarta QF1996 - Career best Grand Slam appearances, reaching 2r at Australian Open and US Open1997 - Reached SF ITF/Makarska-CRO 21998 - Reached two doubles finals, winning Makarska (w/Srebotnik)1999 - In doubles, won Palermo (w/Srebotnik) and runner-up in Luxembourg and Linz (w/Neiland)2000 - Won Estoril doubles (w/Srebotnik) and reached doubles finals at Bol, Tokyo [Japan Open] and Pattaya City2001 - Doubles runner-up at Estoril (w/Srebotnik); reached biggest doubles final of career at Canadian Open (d. Navratilova/Sanchez-Vicario in SF); won fourth career doubles title at Hawaii (w/Srebotnik); qualified for season-ending Championships in doubles for first time (w/Srebotnik) and ended season at career-high doubles ranking of No. 232002 - Reached Australian Open doubles QF (w/Srebotnik); doubles runner-up at Bogota and Acapulco (w/Srebotnik), l. to No. 1 seeds Ruano Pascual/Suarez both times; as No. 1 seeds in doubles at Estoril (w/Srebotnik), l. in SF to eventual champions Bovina/Gubacsi; reached Wimbledon doubles QF (w/Srebotnik); reached Luxembourg doubles SF (w/Srebotnik); contested second season-ending Championships (w/Krizan) following withdrawal of Hantuchova/Sanchez-Vicario (Sanchez-Vicario right thigh strain); fell 1r to eventual champions Dementieva/Husarova in 3s2003 - Reached doubles SF w/Srebotnik at Tier I Tokyo [Pan Pacific] with QF win over No. 4 seeds Dokic/Petrova 76 76; doubles finalist at Bogota w/Perebiynis, l. to Srebotnik/Svensson; doubles SF at Acapulco w/Srebotnik; reached Italian Open doubles SF w/Srebotnik; seeded No. 2, ret. at 76(5) in doubles SF w/Srebotnik at 's-Hertogenbosch due to a lumbar strain; member of Slovenian Fed Cup team that d. Argentina 3-2 in 1r and that l. to Russia 5-0 in QF2004 - In doubles (w/Srebotnik), reached final at Strasbourg and SF at Stockholm, member of Slovenian Fed Cup team that was d. 4-1 in 1r by the United States (l. to Navratilova/Raymond in 3s), and l. in 1r of Olympics.2005 - Won sixth Tour doubles title of career at Canberra and reached SF at Paris [Indoors] (both w/Garbin).
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