Curling

The Canadian Press - Monday Feb. 10, 2014 07:37 ET

Jennifer Jones skips Canada over China

Wang Bingyu concedes after 3-point 7th end

Jennifer Jones - curling - Feb. 10, 2014
Canada's skip Jennifer Jones delivers a stone during their women's curling round robin session 1 game against China at the 2014 Sochi Olympics in the Ice Cube Curling Center in Sochi February 10, 2014.
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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.

In other results, Switzerland beat USA 7-4, Sweden defeated Great Britain 6-4 and Russia topped Denmark 7-4.

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

With files from The Canadian Press.

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