Aljaz Bedene
Aljaz Bedene
Aljaz Bedene
Aljaz Bedene
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    • Nicknames are Ali and Benki.
    • Speaks English, Slovenian and Croatian.
    • Began playing tennis at age 7 with plastic racquets.
    • Wife, Kim, is a singer; father, Branko; mother, Darlen; twin brother, Andraz, is a former pro tennis player.
    • Earliest tennis memory is watching Goran Ivanisevic win Wimbledon in 2001.
    • Favourite surface is clay, shot is forehand and tournament is Roland Garros.
    • Idols growing up were Fernando Gonzalez, David Nalbandian, Michael Schumacher (Formula One) and Alberto Tomba (alpine skier).
    • If he wasn't a tennis player, he would be a football player.
    • Supports Real Madrid (football), Cristiano Ronaldo (football) and Union Olimpija (basketball).
    • Became a British citizen on 31 March 2015, then returned to representing Slovenia on 1 January 2018.
    • Missed total of 16 months from 2008-11 with right wrist injury, as well as 8months from 2021-22 with illness.

    (UPDATED 22 AUGUST 2022)

    • Achieved career-high No. 43 following 3rd of 4 career ATP Tour finals at 2018 Buenos Aires (0-4).
    • Advanced to Grand Slam 3R on 6 occasions, including at Roland Garros in 2016, 2020 and 2022.
    • Won 16 straight tour-level, qualifying and Challenger matches on European clay in April 2017.
    • Owns 138-38 Challenger record (16-2 in finals), including wins over former or future Top-10 players Baghdatis, Carreno Busta, Dimitrov, Goffin, Rublev, Schwartzman, Sinner and Thiem.
    • Became a British citizen in 2015, then returned to representing Slovenia in 2018.


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