Rachel Homan tops Clancy Grandy in opening draw of Grand Slam's Tour Challenge

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Rachel Homan opened the Grand Slam season on Tuesday with a 4-3 victory over fellow Canadian Clancy Grandy at the HearingLife Tour Challenge.

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Homan, the defending champion from Beaumont, Alta., scored a single point in the eighth end for the win.

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Clancy, from Coquitlam, B.C., picked up back-to-back steals to tie the game but Homan used hammer to her advantage in the final end.

In other games, Kerri Einarson of Camp Morton, Man., posted a 5-3 win over Kate Cameron of New Bothwell, Man.

Jennifer Jones of Springwater, Ont., edged South Korea’s Seungyoun Ha 6-5 and Sweden’s Anna Hasselborg beat Italy’s Stefania Constantini 8-4.

Three more draws were scheduled for later in the day at the Gale Centre. Play continues through Sunday.

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