Scotland’s women remain unbeaten at this year’s European Team Championships in Wroclaw, Poland, after beating second seeds Denmark to top their group.
It means the Scots, seeded third, are now just one win away from securing promotion to the top fight of European squash.
The Division Two Group B decider against Denmark took place this morning with Caroline Christiansen giving the Danes an early lead courtesy of victory over Katriona Allen 11-8 7-11 11-7 11-8.
Lisa Aitken levelled matters in the next match easing to an 11-6, 11-5, 11-7 win over Mathilde Lauridsen before birthday girl Alison Thomson fought hard to see off Sarah Lauridsen, 11-4, 11-5, 7-11, 11-8.
Yesterday, Scotland beat Ireland (6) and Russia (7).
Next up for Scotland tomorrow (Friday) is a semi-final against fifth seeds Finland who finished second in Group A behind Spain.
The tie begins at 11am UK time with the winners guaranteed a silver medal and promotion into Division One.
Scotland’s men’s team lost to defending champions and number one seeds France this afternoon in Group A meaning they will be competing for the 5th-8th places in Division One.
Victor Crouin beat Scotland senior debutant Chris Leiper 11-2 11-2 11-8 whilst French great Gregory Gaultier was too strong for Greg Lobban winning 11-3 11-9 11-4.
Mathieu Castagnet inflicted a first loss of this year’s championships on Alan Clyne winning 11-3 11-1 11-5 before Lucas Serme defeated Stuart George, also making his Scotland senior debut, 11-5 11-4 11-8.
On Wednesday, the Scots lost to Spain and beat Denmark.
Scotland’s men next take on Czech Republic at 1pm on Friday, UK time.
Full results and draws can be found here.
Live streaming from the two show courts during the day can be viewed here.
Full Scotland Squad for the 2018 European Team Championships, May 2-5 at the Hasta La Vista Sport Center in Wroclaw, Poland.
Women’s Team: Lisa Aitken, Georgia Adderley, Katriona Allen, Robyn Young and Ali Thomson.
Men’s Team: Alan Clyne, Greg Lobban, Kevin Moran, Rory Stewart, Stuart George and Chris Leiper.