Ruben (ATP-202) was not able to beat the third seed at the Rome challenger (Italy, CH 80).
Ruben faced the Italian Federico Gaio (ATP-138) in Rome. The Belgian made a good start and won the first set 6-3. Then the match turned around and Gaio got the advantage 3-6 and 2-6.
Ruben (ATP D-195) is still playing doubles with Andre Goransson (ATP D-86) from Sweden. They will meet fourth seeds Robert Galloway (ATP D-119) and Alex Lawson (ATP D-123) in the first round.