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1 Marat Safin, in terms of both playing style and attitude on and off court. In 2009, Gulbis was arrested in Sweden for allegedly soliciting prostitutes.
Also like Safin, Gulbis often comments about his own lack of discipline and/or interest in practising, but is very forthcoming about his aspirations of entering the top 10, 5, or even No. The next year at the French Open, when Gulbis was asked if he would encourage his sisters to pursue professional tennis, he said he believed that women should "focus on family and kids." The sincerity of his comments was questioned by Maria Sharapova.
He had previously reached the quarterfinals of the 2008 French Open. 10, making him the only Latvian tennis player ever to be ranked inside the top 10 in ATP Singles Ranking. Gulbis' professional training in tennis began at the age of 12, when he was enrolled at the Niki Pilić Tennis Academy in Germany.
His maternal grandfather, Uldis Pūcītis, was a popular actor and film director.
The second of five children, Gulbis has three sisters and one brother, who is training in Florida to become a professional golfer.
The highlights of his career up to 2006 included reaching the final of the Oberstaufen Challenger in July 2006, where he lost to Michal Tabara, reaching the final of the Tampere Challenger, also in July 2006, where he lost to Florian Mayer, reaching the semifinals of ATP St.
Petersburg Open as a wildcard in October, where he lost to Mario Ančić, and winning the Eckental Challenger in November, where he defeated Philipp Petzschner.
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.