Ruben (ATP-121) was not able to reach the quarterfinals at the ATP tournament of Montpellier. He lost in two sets to the Bosnian fourth seed Damir Dzumhur (ATP-30).
Both players had a hard time keeping their service, in the first set there were nine breaks. In the end, Dzumhur took the first set with 7-5. In the second set, Ruben was broken in the seventh game, the fourth seed also took set two with 6-4. The match lasted 1 hour and 28 minutes.
Ruben now travels to Rotterdam, where he will play qualifications.