KITAHIROSHIMA, Hokkaido (Kyodo) Taiwan’s Yeh Wei-tze could only match par on Saturday but it was good enough to maintain his overnight lead as he stood atop the leaderboard with an 11-under-par 205 going into the final round of the ANA Open.

Defending champion Masashi Osaki carded five of six birdies before the turn and with a bogey recorded the day’s best score of 5-under 67 to join Tsuyoshi Yoneyama, who shot a 69, in second three shots off the pace.

Fudo hangs on

Overnight co-leader Yuri Fudo shot a 2-under-par 70 on Saturday to hang on to her share of the lead with two others going into the final round of the 60 million yen Munsingwear Ladies Tokai Classic in Mie Prefecture.

The 26-year-old scattered four birdies against two bogeys for a 36-hole total of 7-under 137 at the Ryosen Golf Club.

Kaori Harada forged a 67 over the 6,402-yard layout to join the lead along with Hiroko Yamaguchi (69).

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