Ruben (ATP-222) was not able to reach the semifinals of the challenger tournament in Orléans (France, CH 125). He narrowly lost in two tiebreaks.
Ruben was having a great run in Orléans. In the quarterfinals he had to face the Austrian Dennis Novak (ATP-121). Ruben came back from an early break in the first set and managed to forcea tiebreak, in which he narrowly bowed his head with 6-7 (6).
The same picture in the second set, Ruben offered fierce resistance but again had to acknowledge his superiority with 6-7 (6) in the tiebreak. The match lasted 1 hour and 46 minutes.