Ruben (ATP D-223) and Adrian Menendez-Maceiras (ATP D-232) were not able to reach the doubles final of the challenger tournament in Portoroz. They were beaten in two sets in the semis.
In the singles tournament Ruben (ATP-180) lost in the second round. Together with the Spaniard Menendez-Maceiras, he reached the semis in the doubles, where they had to compete against the Croatian pair Tomislav Draganja (ATP D-323) and Nino Serdarusic (ATP D-273).
The Belgian-Spanish pair was no match against the Croats, they lost 3-6 and 2-6. The match lasted an hour.