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Live Reporting

Gary Rose, Ros Satar and Jonathan Jurejko

All times stated are UK

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    That's it from us for today. Here's the report on how things have shaped up on day one and join us for second-round coverage tomorrow.

    See you later!

  2. Latest leaderboard

    Here's the leaderboard as things stand and if you want to keep across the final few groups then head to our leaderboard page.

    -5 SY Kim (F), N Korda (F), M Sagstrom (F)

    -4 A Lee (F), G Hall (F), L Duncan (F), Y Saso (F), S Nuutinen (14)

    Selected others:

    -3 L Thompson (F)

    -2 I Park (F)

    -1 M Lee (F), K Henry (F)

    E S Popov

    +2 L Davies (F)

    +3 M Reid (F)

    +5 C Hull (F)

    +6 C Matthew (F)

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    And was a strong finish to Nelly Korda's round with back-to-back birdies to put the world number one on course to end the day in a share of the lead.

    Watch how she did it above.

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    Shibuno -4 (15)

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    Hinako Shibuno also had an eagle on her scorecard chipping in superbly on the 11th.

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    It was a dream round for Scotland's Louise Duncan with this long putt for eagle a highlight.

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    Right, we're going to wrap things up here shortly and leave you with the live leaderboard, but before we head off let's take a quick look at today's big moments...

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    Nuutinen -4 (13)

    Sanna Nuutinen is looking like the only person out there who could trouble the top of the leaderboard as she moves to within just one shot of the lead thanks to a second successive birdie on the 12th.

  8. Watch the highlights from Carnoustie

    BBC Sport

    Remember, you can watch all the highlights of today's action from Carnoustie on BBC Sport later.

    We have daily highlights on the Sport website and Red Button from 20:00 BST, with BBC Two showing them at 23:15.

  9. 'You have to have creativity' - Thompson

    Thompson -3 (F)

    She might have dropped a shot on the last hole but Lexi Thompson was all smiles after her first round at Carnoustie.

    "The majority are all positives. On the 18th, it's a tough driving hole. You never know what you are going to get weather wise, and the course is in good shape," she told Sky Sports.

    "I have to have creativity around links courses. Over here, there's about five different shots you could hit from everywhere!"

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    Nuutinen -4 (12)

    Sanna Nuutinen is looking good to mount a run on the back nine as she sits four under with six to play. She hit back to back birdies from the 11th.

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    Saso -4, Thompson -3, Henderson -1 (F)

    Lexi Thompson just does not get enough behind her putt and agonisingly drops a shot on the 18th for three under.

    Brooke Henderson finishes with a par putt for one under.

    All eyes on Yuka Saso and the US Women's Open champion stays at four under, with that sparkly eagle on the 12th as the highlight of her round.

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    Saso -4, Thompson -4, Henderson -1 (17)

    Now, can Yuka Saso and/or Lexi Thompson make some magic happen on the 18th?

    With Saso safely on the green, Thompson gets herself there too.

    Henderson joins them both having to negotiate a tricky position in the bunker with her feet above the ball.

    Don't worry - we were taking tips - always useful to know how to get out of that situation!

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    Lopez -3 (15)

    Could Mexico's Gaby Lopez sneak into the mix late on? She's going very, very well with three birdies in her last five holes and is up to three under with three to play.

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    A dream round for Scotland's Louise Duncan with this long putt for eagle a highlight.

  15. 'I didn't do a lot wrong' - Hall

    Hall -4 (F)

    England's Georgia Hall, speaking to Sky Sports, after a four-under 68 left her one off the lead: "I'm very happy with my round, I didn't do a lot wrong and managed to take advantage of still conditions.

    "You have to stay patient, you can think you're going to make more birdies but it is not that easy. I took advantage of that on the back nine so happy with that."

    On the feelings of playing at her home major, which she won in 2018: "I'm really happy, relaxed and it feels like home. I don't get the chance to play much at home so it is great to have crowds cheering me and Louise Duncan (Hall's playing partner) on. It was an enjoyable day.

    "The first day I try to keep as level as possible. With this course anything can happen at any hole so I try to stay as calm as I can and level as I can until that final putt drops."

  16. 'A ridiculous amount of fun' - Duncan

    Duncan -4 (F)

    It was a pleasure to watch Louise Duncan come through today's round - and boy, did she take it all in her stride!

    "It was a ridiculous amount of fun - I wasn't expecting that at all," she told Sky Sports.

    "I took each hole in itself and kept it rolling but I was so nervous at the start - I was shaking like a leaf!

    "It was actually quite playable and there have been some great scores today. It was really nice to have fans who supported me the whole way round, just being really encouraging."

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    Shibuno -3 (17)

    Hinako Shibuno missed the cut in her Women's Open title defence last year but this time is looking well placed to get through to the weekend, despite dropping a shot on the 17th. She approaches the last on three under.

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    Saso -4, Thompson -4, Henderson -1 (16)

    Will we see any more movement at the top of the leaderboard?

    Lexi Thompson and Yuka Saso are just one behind the leaders as they look to finish strongly, but Brooke Henderson bogey on the 16th leaves her well off the pace of her playing partners this afternoon.

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    Park -2, Noh -2 Maguire -1 (17)

    Now then - after a brief flirtation with the sun, the conditions are getting just a little cooler out there.

    And thus... what should have been a bread-and-butter putt from Inbee Park just slows down and runs right out of steam before the hole.

    Leona Maguire also having one of those days as she missing a birdie putt.

    Yealimi Noh par putts to hold on to her two-under.

    Onto the last hole!

  20. Trio leading the way

    SY Kim-5 (F), Popov E (F), Korda +1 (F)

    Kim Sei-young rolls in a par putt on the 18th and that's her done with a first-round 67, joining Nelly Korda and Madelene Sagstrom in the clubhouse lead on five under.

    Sophia Popov also finishes with a par putt to finish level par for the day and it is a most welcome par for Jessica Korda after a horror run from the 15th, going bogey, bogey, double bogey. Korda finishes one over for the round.