Ruben takes first hurdle in Orléans

Ruben (ATP-222) has reached the second round of the challenger tournament in Orléans (France, CH 125). He won his first match in three sets.

Ruben had to face the Portuguese Joao Sousa (ATP-182) in the first round. The Belgian won the first set with 6-4, but set two went to his opponent with 4-6. In the deciding set got the 6-4 advantage. In the second round, he will face Daniel Masur (ATP-230) or eighth seed Pierre-Hugues Herbert (ATP-100).