Ruben (ATP-86) was not able to reach the semifinal of the challenger tournament in Eckental (Germany). In the doubles he just missed the final.
Top seed Ruben had to face seventh seed Jerzy Janowicz (ATP-136) in the quarterfinal. One break in each set was sufficient for Janowicz to win the match 6-4 and 6-4 after a bit more than an hour.
Ruben (ATP D-263) was not able to get revenge in the doubles together with Denys Molchanov (ATP D-123). They lost 5-7 and 4-6 to second seeds Sander Arends (ATP D-121) and Roman Jebavy (ATP D-58) in the semifinals.