Karlovic to face Gulbis for Delray title on birthday

DELRAY BEACH, Florida (Reuters) - Second seed Ivo Karlovic of Croatia powered his way into the final of the Delray Beach International with a 6-2 6-3 victory over defending champion Mardy Fish Saturday.

Unseeded Gulbis advanced to his first ATP tour final with a 6-4 6-4 victory over Finn Jarkko Nieminen in a match that was interrupted for three hours by heavy rain.

(Reporting by Gene Cherry in Salvo, North Carolina. Editing by Patrick Johnston)