Ruben (ATP-251) had an excellent start at the Challenger tournament of Cherbourg (France, CH 80). He easily won his first round match.
Ruben faced Italian Andrea Pelligrino (ATP-333) in the first round. The Belgian played a convincing match and got the 6-3 and 6-1 victory after just over an hour. In the second round he will face fourteenth seed Tristan Lamasine (ATP-217).
Ruben (ATP D-191) also plays doubles together with German Dustin Brown (ATP D-270). In the first round they meet the French wildcards Kenny De Schepper (NG) and Hugo Gaston (ATP D-648).