Since the partition of British India in August 1947, which resulted in the creation of the Republic of India and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, there have been three major wars, one minor war and numerous armed skirmishes between the two countries, predominantly as a consequence of the dispute over Kashmir.
And over the past decade, the proliferation of nuclear weapons has created an atmosphere where relations between India and Pakistan grow more tenuous with each passing year. However, over 7,000 miles away, peace has been discovered in the Indo-Pakistani conflict on the courts of the US Open in Flushing, Queens.
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