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Riz Khan
The Indo-Pak express of peace
Can a tennis duo bridge the bitter political divisions between Pakistan and India?
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2010 12:36 GMT

Can an unlikely tennis duo from India and Pakistan bridge the bitter political divide between their two countries?

We will be talking to Pakistani tennis star Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and his Indian counterpart Rohan Bopanna who have formed a unique partnership as a doubles team on the international tennis circuit.

It is the first time a Pakistani and an Indian have paired up to play on the same side in professional sport.

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That has generated global headlines with the international media calling them "ambassadors of peace" and the "Indo-Pak express."

Both Qureshi and Bopanna themselves have started a movement called "Stop War Start Tennis."

They are among the top eight doubles teams in the world and made the final of the US Open in September.

This episode of Riz Khan arired from Wednesday, November 24, 2010.

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