WWCC 2013: USA progress to 3v4 Page Play-off

USA skip, Erika Brown, and her team will now face Canada in the 3v4 Page Play-off Photo: WCF/Richard Gray

The USA reached the Titlis Mountain Glacier World Women's Curling Championship Page Play-offs after winning the final tie-breaker game 7-4 against Switzerland.

This win means that they will face Canada in the 3v4 Page Play-off which takes place on Saturday afternoon.

In a tight game, the USA never lost the lead after taking one point in the first end. In the sixth end they extended their lead when they scored two points to earn a 4-2 lead.

The USA continued their good form by stealing another two single points in the next two ends, before Switzerland hit back with two points in the ninth end to narrow the gap to 6-4.

However, in the tenth end, good play play by her team allowed USA skip, Erika Brown, to hit and stay for the one point needed to win the tie-breaker.

Canada will play USA in the 3v4 Page Play-off on Saturday March 23, at 14:00 (EET).

Sweden play Scotland in the 1v2 Page Play-off on Friday March 22, at 19:00 (EET).

Standings after Round-Robin and Tie-breakers:

1. Sweden won 10, lost 1 (to play Scotland in 1v2 Page Play-off)
2. Scotland 10-1 (to play Sweden in 1v2 Page Play-off)
3. Canada 8-3 (to play USA in 3v4 Page Play-off)
4. USA 7-5 (to play Canada in 3v4 Page Play-off)
5. Switzerland 7-6
6. Russia 6-6
7. Japan 5-6
8. Denmark 4-7
9. China 4-7
10. Italy 3-8
11. Germany 3-8
12. Latvia 1-10

World Curling TV (WCTV), the television arm of the World Curling Federation, will provide extensive live and video-on-demand coverage to broadcasters around the world. WCF Broadcast Partners for the 2013 World Curling Championships include Eurosport (Eurosport, Eurosport 2 and Eurosport Player) in Europe, NHK in Japan, CCTV-5 in China, Universal Sports Network in the USA, SporTV in Brazil, TSN in Canada (RDS in Quebec).

In addition, Curling fans around the world will be able to follow selected live coverage of the events via the World Curling Federation’s YouTube Channel www.youtube.com/WorldCurlingTV

The live coverage Schedule will be available along with News, Live Scores and Galleries on the event website: http://wwcc2013.worldcurling.net

Event Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/WorldWomensCurlingChampionship
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The Ford World Women’s Curling Championship 2014 will take place in St John, New Brunswick, Canada from 15-23 March in the Harbour Station – the same Venue as the 1999 World Championships.

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