Ruben (ATP-222) has caused an upset at the challenger tournament in Orléans (France, CH 125). He knocked out the eighth seed in three sets.
Ruben faced eighth seed Pierre-Hugues Herbert (ATP-100) in the second round. The home player won the first set 3-6, but the Belgian won the second set with 7-5.
In the third set, one break in the last game was enough for Ruben to win the set with 6-4. The match lasted 2 hours and 6 minutes. In the quarterfinals, he will face Austrian Dennis Novak (ATP-121).