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Peter Uihlein shoots 68 in gusty conditions to take 1-stroke lead at Shenzhen International

Matteo Manassero of Italy competes during the first round of the Shenzhen International golf tournament at Genzon Golf Club in Shenzhen in southern China's Guangdong Province, Thursday, April 16, 2015. (Chinatopix Via AP) CHINA OUT

Matteo Manassero of Italy competes during the first round of the Shenzhen International golf tournament at Genzon Golf Club in Shenzhen in southern China's Guangdong Province, Thursday, April 16, 2015. (Chinatopix Via AP) CHINA OUT  (The Associated Press)

Peter Uihlein of the United States made five birdies in gusty conditions and shot a 4-under 68 to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Shenzhen International on Friday.

Uihlein started his round on the 10th hole and was 1 under on the back nine, where the strong wind made play more difficult. He then added three birdies on the front nine to finish at 9-under 135 total.

Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat matched Uihlein's five birdies, but added two bogeys to shoot a 69. He was one shot behind Uihlein.

Argentina's Emiliano Grillo matched the low round of the day with a 5-under 67 to move into a tie for third with Gregory Havret, Darren Fichardt and Matt Ford. They were three shots behind Uihlein at 6-under 138.