Ruben Bemelmans (ATP 104) has on Thursday secured a place on the main table of Wimbledon. The 30-year-old Limburger, the second seed in qualifying, knocked out in the third (and last) qualifying round, the Australian Bernard Tomic (ATP 162) in three sets: 6-3, 6-1 and 6-2. The party lasted for an hour and 22 minutes.
It is Bemelmans’ sixth participation in the main draw at Wimbledon. Last year stuntte he way to the third round.
Bemelmans is since Monday are no longer active in the qualifications of the doubles. He lost, on the side of the American Denis Kudla, after a marathonmatch (3-6, 6-4, 16-14) of the Ukrainian-Slovakian tandem Denys Molchanov and Igor Zelenay, the first seed.