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He first started playing tennis with his grandmother and considers basketball, association football and ice hockey to be his favorite sports. excuse my language", and has also bragged about his racquet-throwing "skills" in an on-court interview.Gulbis is known as one of the funnier personalities on the tour. 1 Roger Federer at the 2010 Italian Open after throwing away six match points, he told reporters that, "I shit my pants a little bit there . On a telecast during the 2010 Western and Southern Financial Group Masters from Cincinnati, broadcasters Brad Gilbert, Patrick Mc Enroe and Chris Fowler all compared Gulbis to former world No.Kristof Vliegen) as the top seed, breaking into the ATP Top 50 for the first time in his career and surpassing Juan Martín del Potro as the highest-ranked player born in 1988. Gulbis announced his arrival on the Grand Slam stage in the 2007 French Open by defeating the British veteran, Tim Henman in straight sets to advance to the second round.It was heralded by the British Davis Cup captain, John Lloyd, as "...His best performance at a Grand Slam is reaching the semifinals of the 2014 French Open.
Gulbis comes from a sporting family in general, and his paternal grandfather, Alvils Gulbis, was one of the starting five players on ASK Rīga, the Soviet Union basketball team that won the European Championships.
In the first round of the 2008 Australian Open, Gulbis lost to Marat Safin in straight sets.
He reached the second round of the 2008 Pacific Life Open, where he lost a tight match to former Grand Slam finalist David Nalbandian in a final set tiebreak.
In 2008, Gulbis won his first ATP Tour doubles title at the U. Men's Clay Court Championships, teaming with Rainer Schüttler, and in 2010 won his first ATP Tour singles title in the Delray Beach, defeating Ivo Karlović in the final.
In total, Gulbis has 6 ATP titles to his name and has never lost a final.