Ruben (ATP-104) is involved in an exciting encounter with John Isner (ATP-10) in the second round of Wimbledon. The match was interrupted by the rain in the fifth set.
Ruben and Isner fought a fierce battle on Court 12. The American took a good start and won the first two sets with 1-6 and 4-6, but Bemel kept fighting for each point. In the third set he managed to force a tiebreak, but Isner took the lead. Ruben canceled a 0-4 deficit and won the set with 7-6 (6).
Isner was in discussion several times with the referee and got very angry in the fourth set after a challenge from Ruben. The Belgian remained calm and took the tiebreak with 7-6 (3). At a 4-3 score in favor of Ruben in the fifth set, the match was interrupted.