Belgian tennis player who turned pro in 1998; by 2013, he was a three-time singles ATP career titleholder and an eight-time doubles ATP career titleholder.
He earned the nickname The X-Man.
He became the only tennis player from Belgium to achieve a top 20 ATP Tour ranking.
He grew up with an older brother, Olivier.
He lost to Roger Federer at Wimbledon in 2012.