Ruben (ATP-121) got a nice victory in the first qualifying round of the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam (The Netherlands). If he wins one more time, he reaches the main draw.
Ruben had to compete against second seed Denis Istomin (ATP-74) in his first match. The Belgian played a solid match and won the encounter 1 hour and 13 minutes with 6-4 and 6-4.
In the decisive qualifying round, Ruben takes on home player Tim Van Rijthoven (ATP-1314), who received a wildcard for the qualifying tournament.