Lexi (65) leads World Ladies Championship Salonpas Cup by 5

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Lexi Thompson posted a 7-under-par 65 Saturday to take the third-round lead at the World Ladies Championship Salonpas Cup, a major championship on the Japan LPGA Tour.

At 13-under 203, Thompson has built a five-shot lead on Ayaka Watanabe (70) and Bo Mee Lee (70).

Thompson’s 65 was the tournament course record at Ibaraki Golf Club. She’s seeking her 10th worldwide title, her first in Japan. She has won in South Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Dubai and Mexico.