KOBE (Kyodo) Maiko Wakabayashi shot a bogey-free 5-under 67 Saturday to take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Suntory Ladies Open.

Looking for her second career win and first since the Sankyo Ladies Open last October, Wakabayashi birdied three of the first four holes and added two more on Nos. 12 and 14 to move to 9-under 207 at Rokko Kokusai Golf Club.

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