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Jones skips Canada to opening victory over China in Sochi

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2/10/2014 7:46:05 AM
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Skip Jennifer Jones and Team Canada won 9-2 in their first match of the Olympic women's curling tournament on Monday in Sochi after China conceded in the seventh end.

Jones, from Winnipeg, built a 3-0 advantage after three ends by scoring two in the second and one in the third.

China's skip Bingyu Wang cut that lead to 3-1 in the fourth before Canada added another three in the fifth for a 6-1 lead.

The Chinese scored a point in the sixth end, before Canada added three more points in the seventh.

Up next for the Canadians in the round-robin is a draw against Sweden, which takes place at midnight ET on Tuesday.

Jennifer Jones (Photo: The Canadian Press)

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(Photo: The Canadian Press)
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