India's Shiv Kapur leads Dubai Open

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) India's Shiv Kapur holed out from the fairway for eagle on the par-4 first hole and finished with a 6-under 66 on Friday for a share of Dubai Open lead.

The Dubai-based Kapur also had five birdies and a bogey to match Thailand's Pavit Tangkamolprasert at 7-under 137 in the Asian Tour's season-ending event. Pavit had a 70 at The Els Club Dubai.

India's Arjun Atwal (65) and Gaganjeet Bhullar (69) were a stroke back along with Scotland's Simon Yates (67) and South Korea's Wang Jeung-hun (67). Northern Ireland's Darren Clarke was six shots behind after a 71.

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