Ruben (ATP-224) is one step closer to the main draw of the US Open (United States, Grand Slam). He won his first qualifying match in straight sets.
Ruben did not play against his planned opponent Dudi Sela (ATP-319), but had to face the Dutchman face Jesper De Jong (ATP-259). The Belgian played a great match and won 7-5 and 7-6 (5). In the second round he will face French eleventh seed Hugo Gaston (ATP-127) follows.