Ruben (ATP-162) has qualified for the semifinals of the Challenger tournament in Koblenz. In the quarterfinals he defeated the Frenchman Kenny De Schepper (ATP-154), against whom he had never won before.
Ruben lost three times against Frenchman De Schepper in 2015. The Belgian is having a great run in Koblenz and got an early break in the match. De Schepper continued to put the pressure, but ultimately Ruben won the first set 6-4.
In the second set Ruben served well and did not face any break points, one break was sufficient to win the set 6-4. The match lasted 1 hour and 20 minutes.
In the semifinal Ruben will face Serb Filip Krajinovic (ATP-235) or German Jeremy Jahn (ATP-213).