Anna Hursey won her second game in two days at the European Championships today ©Getty Images

Welsh 15-year-old Anna Hursey topped her group to win again on the second day of the European Table Tennis Championships in Warsaw in Poland.

In the women's singles Hursey, who celebrated her birthday yesterday with a win, added another - this time beating French teenager Prithika Pavade 11-7, 11-7, 8-11, 11-6.

Pavade recently qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Later in the day, Hungary's Bernadett Balint was made to work hard for her win over England's Charlotte Bardsley - who sits more than 700 places below her in the world rankings and just inside the top 1,000.

Balint emerged victorious in straight games winning 16-14, 13-11, 11-3.

Young home player Maciej Kubik started the day with a 11-6, 12-10, 11-7 win over Austrian David Serdaroglu in the preliminary round of the men's singles, but would be knocked out in the second preliminary round against Greece's Ioannis Sgouropoulos 11-6, 11-8, 11-4.

Portugal's Diogo Carvalho defeated Serbian Marko Jevtovic 11-4, 11-8, 11-9 in the second round too, while Croatian Filip Zeljko won 11-8, 11-7, 11-8 against Hungary's Tamas Lakatos.

Turkish player Ibrahim Gunduz won in straight games against Florent Lambiet of Belgium 11-9, 11-7, 11-4, Switzerland's Lionel Weber is through following a 11-3, 11-7, 9-11, 12-10 victory over Jakub Zelinka of Slovakia and Tobias Rasmussen of Denmark defeated England's Samuel Walker 13-11, 11-9, 11-6.

Finally, Luka Mladenovic of Luxembourg is through after a straight games win over Ukraine's Yaroslav Zhmudenko 11-7, 11-8, 14-12 and Belarus' Pavel Platonov beat Benedek Olah of Finland 11-3, 12-10, 7-11, 11-8.