Ruben reaches last eight in Champaign

Ruben (ATP-190) has reached the quarterfinals of the Challenger Tournament in Champaign in the United States. In the doubles he stranded in the first round.

Sixth seed Ruben had to compete against American Mitchell Krueger (ATP-211) in the second round. In the first set a tiebreak had to bring the decision, the Belgian won it 7-6(5). In the second set Ruben was never in trouble on his serve, he won the set 6-2 and reached the next round. In the quarterfinals he will face American Brian Baker (ATP-260).

In the doubles Ruben (ATP D-333) played together with compatriot Joris De Loore (ATP D-408). In the first round they lost 3-6 and 6-7(5) to Ruan Roelofse (ATP D-183) and Tucker Vorster (ATP D-276) from South Africa.