No third doubles title for Ruben in Eckental

Ruben (ATP D-224) and Daniel Masur (ATP D-205) came close, but didn't manage to win the challenger tournament in Eckental (Germany, CH80). In the doubles final, they lost to top the top seeded duo dRoman Jebavy (ATP D-89) and Jonny O'Mara (ATP D-65) after a huge battle: 4-6 5-7.

Traditionally, Eckental is one of the highlights of Rubens' season. In 2014 he won both singles and doubles, one year later he won took again the doubles trophy home.