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Stanford four shots up

Angela Stanford, seeking her sixth career victory, fired a five-under 67 on Friday to seize a four-stroke lead after the third round of the US LPGA Lotte Championship in Hawaii.

The veteran US player stood on 13-under 203 after 54 holes, with South Korean Kim Hyo Joo and home-state favourite Michelle Wie sharing second on 207. American Cristie Kerr was another shot adrift.

South Koreans Park In Bee and Ryu So Yeon and American Amy Anderson shared fifth on 210, with American Katie Burnett and South Korean Chella Choi sharing eighth on 212. - AFP.