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Personal

Coached by brother, Mirko Mamic; fitness trainer is Frano Leko ... All-court player whose favorite shot is serve; favorite surface is clay ... Began playing at age 6 when introduced to tennis by family at local club; mother is Ljubica ("funniest mom alive"), father is Ivica, brother is Mirko ... Missed all of 2006 and most of 2007 due to injury struggles (three wrist surgeries) and mononucleosis; went to university and began working in IT field ... Speaks English and some Spanish, Italian, German ... Favorite actor is Robert De Niro; favorite type of music is electronic; other sports interests are soccer, horseback riding ... Favorite ways to relax are video games (World of Warcraft), horseback riding and soccer ... Person most admired is Michael Jordan.

Career Highlights

SINGLES
Winner: 2004 - ITF/Garching-GER; 2003 - ITF/Yamaguchi-JPN; 2002 - ITF/Chieti-ITA.
Quarterfinalist (3): 2005 - Modena; 2004 - Budapest, Seoul.

DOUBLES
Winner: 2003 - ITF/Darmstadt-GER (w/Vrljic).

ADDITIONAL
Croatian Fed Cup Team, 2005.

Career in Review

2000 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in Croatia.

2001 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2002 - Played first Tour qualifying at Bol (as WC); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2003 - Won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2004 - Played first six Tour main draws; QF at Budapest (as qualifier, l. to Pennetta) and Seoul (l. to Kremer in 3s) and 2r at Beijing and Moscow (both as qualifier); fell 1r at Roland Garros and Sopot (both as qualifier); fell in Tour qualifying twice (incl. US Open); won one singles title on ITF Circuit; made career Top 100 debut on October 18 (after Moscow; rose from No.120 to No.96).

2005 - First full year on Tour, best result being QF at Modena (l. to Garbin 75 third set); reached 2r four times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r six times (incl. other three majors) and in Tour qualifying four times.

2006 - Did not play.

2007 - Played one event on ITF Circuit.