Ruben was not able to reach the second round of the two-star tournament of T.C. Gym in Schoten (Antwerp). He went down in two sets.
Last week Ruben won the tournament of T.C. Den Brandt, but this time he was less fortunate. In the first round, Seppe Cuypers was too strong with 6-3 and 6-2 for Ruben, who was the second seed in Schoten.