England's Donald clear in Japan

England’s Luke Donald has a four-stroke lead with 18 holes to play at the Dunlop Phoenix tournament in Japan.

The world number three followed up opening rounds of 65 and 64 with a 71 to stand 13 under par.

Joint second are Australian Brendan Jones and Japan’s Shunsuke Sonoda.

Donald, who lost the number one spot to Rory McIlroy in August, is chasing his first win since he successfully defended the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth six months ago.

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