This week Ruben (ATP-116) will try to reach the main draw of the Australian Open. In the first qualifying round he will face a compatriot.
In Melbourne Ruben will play compatriot Kimmer Coppejans (ATP-216) in the first qualifying round. They already faced each other three times, each time Coppejans was too strong.
Ruben has to win three qualifying matches to qualify for the main draw. Last year Ruben reached the second round, his best result ever in Melbourne.