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Muirhead edges Tippin to advance to Tour Challenge Playoffs – CBC Sports

The playoff matches are evaluated the Tour Challenge.

Scotland’s Eve Muirhead bordered Julie Tippin of Woodstock, Ont., 5- 4 on Friday in a sudden death to get hold of the last area in the quarter- finals at the very first Conquest occasion of the period.

Muirhead will certainly encounter Switzerland’s Alina Paetz, that completed initially atop the round- robin standings together with Edmonton’s Val Sweeting with a 4- 0 document. Sweeting, the protecting champ, plays Winnipeg’s Michelle Englot (2- 2).

Muirhead beats Tippin in Tour Challenge sudden death 1: 03

Sweeting’s rink has actually assembled 10 wins straight at the event going back to last period’s Tour Challenge run. In in 2015’s version, Sweeting dropped her very first draw prior to winning 6 straight to make the title.

Homan stops working to advance

The various other 2 quarter- last matches will certainly see Winnipeg’s Jennifer Jones (3- 1) versus Jacqueline Harrison (2- 2) of Mississauga, Ont., as well as Switzerland’s Silvana Tirinzoni (3- 1) versus Sweden’s Anna Hasselborg (3- 1).

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Jennifer Jones developments to Tour Challenge quarter- finals 1: 20

6- time Conquest champion as well as females’s globe champ Rachel Homan of Ottawa stopped working to make it via the initial round (1- 3).

Protecting males’s champ Niklas Edin (2- 2) of Sweden got the playoff round as well as will certainly play Toronto’s John Epping.

The various other males’s quarters will certainly have Brad Gushue of St. John’s, N.L., versus Saskatoon’s Steve Laycock (2- 2), Brad Jacobs (3- 1) of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., handling American John Shuster (3- 1) as well as Norway’s Steffen Walstad versus Winnipeg’s Rub Simmons (3- 1).

Epping, Gushue as well as Walstad all went 4- 0 in round- robin play.

The semifinals as well as quarters go Saturday as well as the champion draw is arranged for Sunday.

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