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Rhys Enoch and Alice Hewson involved in four-way tie for Gothenburg lead

Rhys Enoch and Alice Hewson involved in four-way tie for Gothenburg lead
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Alice Hewson could become the first ever female winner on the European Tour.

Wales' Rhys Enoch and Englishwoman Alice Hewson moved into a four-way tie for the lead ahead of a potentially history-making final round of the Scandinavian Mixed.

The event – hosted by Annika Sorenstam and Henrik Stenson – is a first on the European Tour as it features 78 men and 78 women competing on the same course for one prize fund and one trophy.

Hewson fired a 69 on day three to get to 12 under and put herself in an excellent position to become the first ever female player to win a European Tour event, although she will face stiff competition from Solheim Cup star Caroline Hedwall, who was also at 12 under after a 73.

Enoch fired a 66 after going out in the very first group of the day to also share the lead alongside Australian Jason Scrivener, with the duo both carding six-under rounds in calmer conditions on what developed into a very windy day in Gothenburg.

Hewson has a Ladies European Tour win to her name at the 2020 South African Women's Open but she did not look likely to be challenging the men as she was level par for her round after 14 holes with three birdies and three bogeys.

But a hat-trick of gains from the 15th saw her fly up the leaderboard and she admitted there would be nerves when she goes out alongside Hedwall in the penultimate group on Sunday.

"It was a lot of fun out there," she said. "It was really really tough, it has been windy all day and I got off to a bit of a slow start, so I'm really happy.

"I think tomorrow I will probably be a bit nervous, especially on the first tee. We will try to stay relaxed and just one shot at a time and whatever happens happens."

Enoch turned in 35 but made back-to-back birdies on the third and fourth before draining an eagle from 20 feet on the sixth and grabbing another gain on the ninth.

"I think more of the same tomorrow, I learnt a bit today about how I have been playing and I try a bit too hard sometimes," he said. "On days like this when you have to swing free, it just shows what's there and I just need to go out there with the same attitude tomorrow."

Swede Hedwall made a bogey-bogey start but pulled herself back to one under for the day after 13 holes before making a double-bogey on the 17th after finding water off the tee.

Scrivener started his day with an eagle on the 10th and added birdies on the 13th, 14th, third, fourth and sixth before dropping his only shot on the eighth.

English pair Ashley Chesters and James Morrison were a shot off the lead alongside Scot David Drysdale, with Northern Ireland's Jonathan Caldwell and England's Oliver Wilson at nine under.

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Sunday's key events

· The men's golf reaches its conclusion, with plenty of players still in medal contention. Home favourite Hideki Matsuyama is one shot off Xander Schauffele's lead, while Great Britain's Paul Casey is another shot further back and Tommy Fleetwood is also in the mix (11.30pm-8am)

· Great Britain have already made history in the BMX events in Tokyo, something Charlotte Worthington and Declan Brooks will be looking to add to in the women's (2.10am) and men's (3.10am) freestyle finals

· The final day of swimming action begins with the men's 50m freestyle final. Ben Proud could add to a medal-laden Games in the pool for Team GB so far, although he is up against USA's Caeleb Dressel, who is going for his fourth gold in Tokyo (2.30am)
· From sprint to endurance, Great Britain's second medal hope of the day comes through Daniel Jervis in the men's 1500m freestyle final (2.44am)
· Team GB will again be among the heavy favourites for gold in the last swimming event of the Games - the men's 4x100m medley relay final - having won the mixed event in a world record time on Saturday (3.36am)

· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Pat McCormack takes part in the men's welterweight semi-final against Ireland's Aidan Walsh with a spot in the gold medal final at stake (4.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also in the semi-finals of the men's light heavyweight and will be looking to continue Team GB's success in the ring (4.51am)

· There will be a surprise on the top of the men's tennis podium after Novak Djokovic missed out on a medal altogether. Alexander Zverev takes on Karen Khachanov in the second match on Centre Court at the Ariake Tennis Park (7am-2pm)

· Alison Young will be going for gold in the women's laser radial medal race (7.33am)

· Team GB's Max Whitlock will look to defend his 2016 Olympic title in the men's pommel horse final (10.41am)

· The men's high jump final includes GB's Tom Gale, although his chances of a medal look bleak (11.10am)
· So often the blue-riband event of the Olympics, the men's 100m final takes place as the world's fastest bid to be crowned Usain Bolt's successor. Three Brits have made it into the semi-finals (11.15am-11.32am), and the final looks wide open after an underwhelming display by favourite Trayvon Bromell on Saturday (1.50pm)

· Great Britain face India in the men's quarter-final (1pm)

> Today's schedule in full
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