Ruben (ATP-97) has failed to reach the second round at challenger tournament in Aptos (United States). He lost his first match in three sets.
Ruben was seeded fourth in Aptos. In the first round he had to face British qualifier Liam Broady (ATP-336). The Belgian won the first set with 6-4, but then Broady took the next two sets 4-6 and 2-6. The match lasted 1 hour and 50 minutes.
Together with Joris De Loore (ATP D-351) Ruben (ATP D-275) also was in action in the decisive qualifying round. The Belgian pair lost 5-7 and 1-6 to Jason Jung (ATP D-492) and Darian King (ATP D-258).