Ruben (ATP-169) has easily reached the second round of the Challengertournament in Segovia, Spain. In the first round he was too strong for the Spanish qualifier Juame Pla Malfeito (ATP-550).
Ruben only needed 51 minutes to beat the Spaniard, he won easily 6-0 and 6-3. In the second round he will play against third seed Illya Marchenko (ATP-72). The Ukrainian won their only previous encounter in 2010.
In the doubles tournament Ruben (ATP D-221) played together with Yannick Mertens (ATP D-551). They lost in the first round to the second seeds Johan Brunstrom (ATP D-77) and Andreas Siljestrom (ATP D-80) 6-4 and 6-3.