Monthly Archives: February 2017

Ruben starts as third seed in Kyoto

Ruben (ATP-154) is seeded third at the Challenger tournament in Kyoto. In the first round he faces Australian Blake Mott (ATP-300). Ruben never played against the Australian Mott before. If he wins, he might face compatriot Joris De Loore (ATP 199) next. Ruben (ATP D-323) and Joris (ATP D-528) also play doubles together, their opponents…
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Narrow defeat in Rotterdam

Ruben (ATP-151) was not able to reach the main draw of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam. He lost a very close match in the first qualifying round. Ruben played his first qualifying match against Pierre-Hugues Herbert (ATP-96). In the first set both gentlemen were very evenly matched. In the tiebreak Ruben was…
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Belgium upsets Germany to reach the quarterfinals of the Davis Cup

The Belgian Davis Cup team has caused a major upset at the Fraport Arena in Frankfurt. Steve Darcis (ATP-58) scored the decisive third point and Ruben (ATP 141) also put the icing on the cake. Thanks to the glorious victory in the doubles Belgium went with a 2-1 lead into the deciding day. A magical…
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