Started playing tennis aged 5, after watching his father Damir play. Mother, Zeljka; and older sister, Bruna. Idols growing up were Goran Ivanisevic and Rafael Nadal. His favourite tournament on the ATP World Tour is Umag, favourite surface is outdoor hard and favourite shot is backhand. Goal in tennis is to become No. 1.
Hobbies include spending time at the pool and if he hadn’t been a tennis player, he would be a boxer as he loves the sport. Favourite sporting personality is Mike Tyson. Named ATP Star of Tomorrow in November 2014. Featured in Vogue’s September 2015 issue. He is included in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 sports list for 2016 alongside golfer Jordan Spieth. Borna ended 2015 as the youngest player in the Top 50 and in 2014 was the youngest player in the Top 100.
Birthplace: ZAGREB. CROATIA
Turned Pro: 2013
Weight: 79KG (174LBS)
Height: 6'1" (185CM)
Coach: IVICA ANCIC
Residence: DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Plays: RIGHT-HANDED, TWO-HANDED BACKHAND