LAHORE (AFP) - Indian tennis ace Rohan Bopanna used a visit to Pakistan on Thursday to call for cross-border tennis in a bid to raise the profile of a sport overshadowed by cricket in south Asia. The 31-year-old from Bangalore travelled to Pakistan to attend the wedding of his former Pakistani doubles partner Aisam-ul Haq Qureshi this week. "It's nice to be in Pakistan and I hope we resume tennis between the two countries which in turn would increase interest in the sport in both the countries," Bopanna told reporters after playing a practice game in Lahore. Indian-Pakistan sporting ties ended with the 2008 terror attacks on Mumbai, where Islamist gunmen killed 166 in a 60-hour killing spree that Pakistan later admitted was plotted at least partly on its soil. Bopanna and Qureshi, who doubled up in 2007 and shot to fame by finishing as runners up in last year's US open, have been poster boys for Indian-Pakistani rapprochement at a time of deep suspicion between the nuclear-armed rivals.