Ruben reaches last eight in Seoul after thriller

Ruben (ATP-137) has placed himself for the quarterfinals of the challenger tournament in Seoul (South Korea). He defeated the Australian Luke Saville (ATP-319) in three sets.

Just like in the first round, Ruben had to work hard for victory. Ruben took the first set 6-4, but Saville won the second 3-6. In an exciting third set, it was eventually Ruben who was the better player: 7-5. The match lasted 2 hours and 41 minutes.

In the quarterfinals Ruben's opponent will be Japanese Hiroki Moriya (ATP-200), it is 1-1 in their previous encounters. In the doubles Ruben (ATP D-258) and Philipp Petzschner (ATP D-88) had to retire in the first round.