U.S. scores single in 10th end to hand Einarson 1st loss at women’s curling worlds

Canada’s Kerri Einarson dropped an 8-7 decision to American Tabitha Peterson this morning in round robin play at the world women’s curling championship.

Peterson made a long straight-back raise takeout for a single in the 10th end for the victory at the Goeransson Arena in Sandviken, Sweden.

Einarson and her Manitoba-based team of Val Sweeting, Shannon Birchard and Briane Harris fell to 1-1 with the loss.

Canada will play Norway’s Marianne Roervik later Sunday.

The competition continues through March 26.

WATCH | Einarson talks worlds on CBC Sports’ ‘That Curling Show’:

Canada’s Einarson beats Sweden’s Hasselborg in opener at curling worlds

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Duration 1:41

After stealing two points in the ninth end to take the lead, Canada’s Kerri Einarson steals four more in the tenth for a 9-4 win over Sweden’s Anna Hasselborg in their opening game at the women’s world curling championship.