Doubles final in Eckental

Together with Daniel Masur (ATP D-205) Ruben (ATP D-224) will play the doubles final at the challenger tournament in Eckental (Germany, CH80).

Ruben had to give up in the singles tournament in the second round against top seed Jordan Thompson (ATP-68). when he was 1-6 and 1-3 down, the Belgian retired.

In the doubles it worked out for Ruben. In the quarterfinals, together with Masur, he was too strong for second seeds Dustin Brown (ATP D-124) and Andrea Vavassori (ATP D-72) with 7-6 (6) and 6-3.

Third seeds Szymon Walkow (ATP D-119) and Jan Zielinksi (ATP D-99) also had to surrender against the Belgian-German duo. Bemelmans and Masur won their semifinals with 7-6 (3) and 7-5 to qualify for the final. They will battle against top seeds Roman Jebavy (ATP D-89) and Jonny O'Mara (ATP D-65) for the title.