Ruben (ATP-251) was not able to advance to the quarterfinals of the Challenger tournament of Cherbourg (France, CH 80). In the doubles, he battles for a place in the semis.
Ruben faced Mischa Zverev (ATP-272) in the third round. The German was too strong and got the 6-2 6-4 victory against Bemel after a bit more than one hour.
In the doubles, Ruben (ATP D-191) won his first match together with the German Dustin Brown (ATP D-270). They narrowly defeated French wildcards Kenny De Schepper (NG) and Hugo Gaston (ATP D-648) with 1-6, 7-6 (5) and 12-10. In the quarterfinals they will face second seeds Ivan Sabanov (ATP D-154) and Matej Sabanov (ATP D-154).