Sunday 19 January 2020

Hasselborg; Jacobs capture Meridian Canadian Open titles in Yorkton

                                                     (Photo from: Anil Mungal/ Sportsnet)

Another Grand Slam of Curling stop,  and another Grand Slam of Curling title for Sweden's Anna Hasselborg and Sault Ste. Marie's Brad Jacobs.

Hasselborg, Jacobs and their rinks both captured their 3rd straight event after they won the Meridian Canadian Open titles on Sunday at the Gallagher Center in Yorkton.

The Swedish rink won the Women's championship after scoring two in the extra-end to defeat Min Ji Kim of South Korea, 7-5.

(Photo from: Anil Mungal/ Sportsnet)

Meanwhile for Jacobs and his rink of Marc Kennedy, EJ Harnden and Ryan Harden won the Men's event after blowing a 5-1 lead, they hung on for a 6-5 victory over Ontario's John Epping.

Hasselborg and Jacobs both won the Kioti Tractor Tour Challenge and the Boost National to kick-off their seasons.

The next stop of the Grand Slam of Curling season will be the Princess Auto Player's Championship starting on April 7th in Toronto.

Anna Hasselborg spoke with media after the win

Brad Jacobs chatted with the media after the victory

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