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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.
Winner (0 WTA Tour): 2000 - ITF/Ljubliana-SLO.
Semifinalist (1): 1995 - Surabaya.
Quarterfinalist (1): 1995 - Jakarta.
Winner (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).
Slovenian Fed Cup Team 1995, 1999, 2003-05. Slovenian Olympic Team 2000, 2004.
Career in Review
1990 - Reached two SF and five QF on ITF Circuit
1991 - Reached three ITF Circuit QF; made Tour debut at Karlovy Vary as a qualifier
1992 - Qualified for Belgian Open, Eastbourne and Kitzbuhel
1993 - Reached two ITF Circuit SF
1994 - Made Grand Slam debut at Australian Open as a qualifier (l. 1r); reached Birmingham 3r
1995 - Reached first Tour singles SF and won doubles title at Surabaya (w/Kamstra); also reached Jakarta QF
1996 - Career best Grand Slam appearances, reaching 2r at Australian Open and US Open
1997 - Reached SF ITF/Makarska-CRO 2
1998 - 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 City
2001 - 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. 23
2002 - 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 3s
2003 - 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 QF
2004 - 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).