Olympic champion Anna Hasselborg earns Players Championship quarter-final win

Written by on April 13, 2019

TORONTO — Olympic champion Anna Hasselborg of Sweden advanced to the women’s semifinal round at the Players Championship curling event Saturday.

Hasselborg punched her ticket to the semifinal round with a 5-4 win over Japan’s Satsuki Fujisawa.

In other quarter-final action, Casey Scheidegger of Lethbridge, Ont. edged Winnipeg’s Jennifer Jones 6-5, Robyn Silvernagle of North Battleford, Sask., got past Edmonton’s Chelsea Carey 5-4 and Winnipeg’s Kerri Einarson defeated Tracy Fleury of East St. Paul, Man., 6-4.

In a men’s tie-breaker, Switzerland’s Peter De Cruz defeated Winnipeg’s Mike McEwen 6-4.

The Canadian Press

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