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U.S. Women's Open golf champ Saso selects Japanese citizenship

20-year-old also grew up in Philippines, which she represented at Tokyo Olympics

Yuka Saso, who has a Japanese father and Filipino mother, hoists the U.S. Open trophy at The Olympic Club in San Francisco on June 6. (Photo by Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports)   © Reuters

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Yuka Saso, a dual citizen of Japan and the Philippines who in June became the second teenager to win the U.S. Women's Open, revealed Wednesday she would select Japanese citizenship.

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