After two wins, Aljaž lost in the last round of qualification against Slovak Andrei Martin with 3-6, 6-4, 6-2. After a strong start Aljaž started having problems with his contact lenses and was unable to play at his best.
Aljaž lost the first round against Kevin Anderson with 6-3 7-5 6-2. Today the luck was not on his side, when he was trying to convert any of a lot of break points. Anyway Aljaž showed a good performance altogether.
After two wins against James McGee and Martin Alund, Aljaž lost the last round of qualies against a very inspired Denis Kudla. Anyway Aljaž was drawn as a lucky looser. In the first round he will play against the 20th seed Kevin Anderson.
In the semi-finals of the Challenger in Mersin Aljaž lost in semi-finals against Pere Riba with 6:7 (7) in 2:6. Despite the missing opportunities to win the match, Aljaž was satisfied with his performances and looks forward to new tournaments.
Aljaž started Challenger in Turkish city Mersin with two confident victories. In the first round he beat Nicolas Reissig with 7:6 (0) and 6:4 and in second round Jonathan Eysseric with 7:6 (5) and 6:3. In the quarter-finals he will play with Adrijan Ungur.
After winning against Jimmy Wang in the first round, today Aljaž was better than Vacek Pospišil – 27. seed. Aljaž served brilliantly and did not allow any beakpoints on his serve. In the third round he will play against Benjamin Becker from Germany.