European Tour

Oliver Fisher birdied his last four holes in the Qatar Masters third round to share the lead at Doha Golf Club.

The 29-year-old Englishman shot a 7-under 65 for an overall 16-under 200. Eddie Pepperell (66) picked up shots on the 16th and 18th to catch his compatriot and the two enjoy a 2-shot lead over American Sean Crocker (67) in third.

David Horsey (65) was the biggest mover of the day with the Englishman improving 31 places for a share of fourth place at 12 under with, among others, Frenchman Gregory Havret and Italian Andrea Pavan.

Fisher, winner of the 2011 Czech Open, made some stunning putts. After an 8-footer on the par-4 15th, he then drove the green on the short par-4 16th for an easy birdie, before making a 12-footer on the 17th and a 15-footer on the 18th.

LPGA

Jessica Korda kept an eye on her younger sister while firing a 4-under 68 in the third round of the LPGA Thailand in Chonburi to lead Moriya Jutanugarn by 4 strokes.

A day after a course-record 62 at Siam Country Club, Korda fought back from a bogey on the front nine with five birdies to finish on 20-under 196 overall. The 24-year-old American was on the 18th hole when concerns over lightning suspended play for 30 minutes. before play resumed.

Her 19-year-old sister Nelly Korda (65) was 8 shots off.

Australian Minjee Lee (68) was third on 15-under 201, followed by former top-ranked Ariya Jutanugarn (65) on 202. Lexi Thompson (69), the 2016 champion, was a stroke further back. Michelle Wie (69) was tied for sixth.

Brittany Lincicome was in second place after the second round, 4 shots behind Jessica Korda, but the American dropped down the board and was tied for ninth after a 73.