Latvian tennis participant who turned pro in 2004; by 2013 he previously three ATP profession singles game titles and two doubles game titles. He played tennis games along with his grandmother and in addition enjoyed other sports activities such as golf ball and glaciers hockey. He discovered to speak four dialects: Latvian, Russian, British, and German. He was raised with three sisters and two brothers. He defeated Ivo Karlovic at his initial ATP Tour singles this year 2010.