TAMANO, Okayama Pref. (Kyodo) Hiroyuki Fujita kept his place on top of the leaderboard Saturday but saw his lead cut to two strokes after struggling on the back nine in the third round of the Munsingwear Open KSB Cup.

Overnight leader Fujita, who had a five-shot advantage over Steven Conran of Australia after two rounds, picked up three shots through eight holes before losing the momentum in a round of even-par 72 on his way to a 15-under-par total of 201.

Teen holds on

TOYOTA, Aichi Pref. (Kyodo) Teenage amateur Shinobu Moromizato held onto her overnight lead despite carding a 1-over-par 73 in the second round of the Chukyo TV Bridgestone Ladies Open on Saturday.

The 18-year-old heads into the final round on top on 8-under 136, one shot clear of Australian Nikki Campbell.

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