The Telegraph
Saturday , January 4 , 2014
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Rafael in final

Doha: Rafael Nadal reached the final of the Qatar Open on Friday by coming from behind to beat German qualifier Peter Gojowczyk 4-6, 6-2, 6-3. He will meet Gael Monfils of France who defeated German Florian Mayer 6-3, 6-2.

Nadal lost the first three games against the 162nd-ranked Gojowczyk, but came back to level the first set before losing serve again in the 10th game.

The top-ranked Spaniard then raced to a 4-1 lead in the second and broke Gojowczyk’s in the third game of the decider after two forehand errors by the German.