Ruben (ATP-232) has reached the semifinals of the challenger tournament of Cherbourg (France, CH 100). He narrowly beat Michael Geerts (ATP-392) in three sets.
Ruben and Geerts faced each other in a Belgian quarterfinal. The first set went to Geerts with 4-6, but Ruben won the second set with impressively with 6-1. In the third set a tiebreak had to bring the decision and Ruben took it 7-6 (4). The match lasted 1 hour and 49 minutes.
In the semifinals Ruben will compete against the French third seed Arthur Rinderknech (ATP-138).