Andy Sullivan joins Marc Warren as Portugal Masters leaders

VILAMOURA, Portugal (AP) " Defending champion Andy Sullivan had 10 birdies in a 10-under round of 61 to take a share of the lead after two rounds of the Portugal Masters on Friday.

The English golfer, who won last year's event by a record nine shots, pulled level with overnight leader Marc Warren.

"It only takes a couple of putts to go in and you start seeing it go in all the time," Sullivan said. "Last year, I was aggressive the whole way around, and I've got to be aggressive again."

The Scottish player Warren had seven birdies and one bogey in a round of 65 to stay with Sullivan on 14-under overall.

Irish veteran Padraig Harrington " who posted 63 on the day " and Swede Jens Fahrbring (64) are one stroke behind.

American David Lipsky is another shot back.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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