Ruben (ATP-163) was not able to get a victory at the challenger tournament of Murcia (Spain, CH 80). He immediately lost in the singles and doubles.
Ruben started as the seventh seed in Murcia, and got a bye in the first round. In the second round he had to face Jose Hernandez-Fernandez (ATP-269). After 2 hours and 7 minutes Ruben had to surrender with 6-3, 5-7 and 2-6.
In the doubles, Ruben (ATP D-408) and Arthur De Greef (NG) lost with 2-6, 7-5 and 7-10 against second seeds Fabricio Neis (ATP D-123) and David Vega Hernandez (ATP D-111).