With less than a month to go until the 2021 Solheim Cup takes place, the battle to be part of Team Europe is into its final stages.

There are just two weeks left for players to accrue points and impress captain Catriona Matthew before the qualification period ends after the 2021 AIG Women’s Open.

Denmark’s Emily Kristine Pedersen has topped the LET Solheim Cup Points standings since her remarkable end to the 2020 season and this week she stretched her lead.

The 25-year-old represented her homeland at the Olympic Games in Tokyo and finished the competition tied for fifth place on 13-under-par.

As a result, Pedersen added some more Solheim Cup points to her total as she now has 126.38 points to her name.

In second place is Finland’s Sanna Nuutinen on 81.75, while England’s Alice Hewson is in third place with 77.17.

Another Danish player, Nanna Koerstz Madsen, was also in Tokyo and her T9 finish in the tournament means she has 69.08 points in fourth place; Germany’s Olivia Cowan is in fifth.

England’s Georgia Hall has gained points in recent weeks with fourth place at the Aramco Team Series – London, T6 at The Amundi Evian Championship and T7 at the Aramco Team Series – Sotogrande.

The Major winner has moved into sixth position and has 59.50 points, fellow English star Charley Hull has also climbed up the standings recently.

Third place at the Aramco Team Series – London and fifth at the Aramco Team Series – Sotogrande sees Hull in seventh place with 49.75 points.