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Aqeel Khan

Davis Cup returns to victorious Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday welcomed the return of international tennis after a 12-year hiatus, taking a 2-0 lead against Iran in a group II Davis Cup match in Islamabad. Hopes were high at the Davis Cup match in the capital on Friday, where Pakistan won both singles matches in straight sets. Aqeel Khan beat Iran's Shahin Khaledan 7-6 (7-1), 6-4, 6-2; while Aisam Qureshi downed Anoosha Shahgholi 6-1, 6-2, 6-2. Khan said he was "extremely happy" to see international tennis return to Pakistan. "We have to…