Originally created 01/04/03

Gambill, Koubek reach Qatar Open final



DOHA, Qatar -- Jan Michael Gambill of the United States will face Stefan Koubek of Austria for the Qatar Open title after both won semifinals in straight sets Friday.

Gambill beat David Cup hero Mikhail Youzhny of Russia 6-4, 6-2, before Koubek knocked off defending champion Younes El Aynaoui of Morocco 7-6 (1), 7-6 (5).

Gambill and Koubek each own two ATP Tour titles heading into Saturday's match.