Ruben (ATP-167) has won his first match at the Challenger Tournament of Gwangju (South Korea, CH 80). He was too strong for the Canadian Filip Peliwo (ATP-272) in two sets.
Ruben started as the ninth seed in South Korea. He had a bye in the first round and faced the Canadian Peliwo in the second round. The Belgian won the encounter with 7-6 (4) and 6-2 after 1 hour and 23 minutes.
In the third round Ruben will face fifth seed Jason Jung (ATP-129).