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Shokeen gives India lead over Pakistan

November 13, 2007 20:16 IST

Vivek Shokeen defeated Aqeel Khan in straight sets to give India a 1-0 lead in the second edition of the India-Pakistan tennis series in Lahore on Tuesday.

On the opening day, Shokeen beat Khan 6-4, 6-4 in the clash between the second ranked players of both the countries.

On Wednesday, national champion Ashutosh Singh will take on home team's Aisam-ul Haq Qureshi in the battle of the top seeds.

The series played in two legs in its inaugural year in 2006 will only be played in Pakistan this time.

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