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.
SINGLESWinner: 2004 - ITF/Garching-GER; 2003 - ITF/Yamaguchi-JPN; 2002 - ITF/Chieti-ITA.Quarterfinalist (3): 2005 - Modena; 2004 - Budapest, Seoul.DOUBLESWinner: 2003 - ITF/Darmstadt-GER (w/Vrljic).ADDITIONALCroatian Fed Cup Team, 2005.
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.
JANUARY - Did not play.FEBRUARY - Played on ITF Circuit.MARCH - In first Tour event since 2005, reached 2r at Bangalore (d. Chan in 1r; l. to top seed Jankovic).APRIL - Reached 2r at Estoril (d. WC Larcher de Brito in 1r; l. to No.5 seed Garbin).MAY - Reached 2r at Roland Garros (d. Krajicek in 1r; l. to No.18 seed Schiavone).JUNE - Fell 1r at Barcelona (l. to No.5 seed Parmentier in 3s).JULY - Fell 1r at Bad Gastein (l. to Voskoboeva in 3s) and Portoroz (l. to No.2 seed Srebotnik).AUGUST - Fell in US Open qualifying.SEPTEMBER - Played on ITF Circuit.
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