Ruben (ATP-228) was not able to reach the main draw at the ATP tournament of Los Cabos (Mexico, ATP 250). He lost his decisive qualifying match in straight sets.
In the first qualifying round, Ruben was too strong for home player Lucas Gomez (ATP-1129) with 7-6 (3) and 7-6 (5). In the decisive qualifying round, Ruben had to battle against fifth seed Nicolas Mejia (ATP-301). Meija won the first set with 3-6. An exciting second set was decided in the tiebreak, which went to the Colombian 6-7 (2). The match lasted 1 hour and 44 minutes.