Ruben (ATP-171) was not able to reach the second round at Wimbledon (Great Britain, Grand Slam). The Swiss Stan Wawrinka (ATP-19) was too strong for the Belgian.
Ruben and Wawrinka were first scheduled on Court 2. The Belgian was immediately broken in the first set and was not able to break back, he lost the opening set with 3-6. Also in the second set Wawrinka was the better player, Ruben did create any break chance and the Swiss took the set with 2-6 set.
Wawrinka also continued to serve strongly in set three. The Swiss penalized a few mistakes from Ruben and quickly took the lead again. After 1 hour and 27 minutes the 3-6, 2-6 and 2-6 final score was on the scoreboard.