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Hasselborg tops Kim to win Canadian Open Grand Slam of Curling event

Sweden's Anna Hasselborg beat Min-Jim Kim of South Korea 7-5 in an extra end on Sunday to capture the Grand Slam of Curling's Canadian Open women's title.

Brad Jacobs beats John Epping to claim men's title

Sara McManus, Anna Hasselborg, Sofia Mabergs and Agnes Knochenhauer celebrate with the Meridian Canadian Open women's trophy on Jan. 19, 2020, in Yorkton, Sask. (Anil Mungal)

Sweden's Anna Hasselborg beat Min-Jim Kim of South Korea 7-5 in an extra end on Sunday to capture the Grand Slam of Curling's Canadian Open women's title in Yorkton, Sask,

The result was a record-tying third consecutive title at a Grand Slam event for Hasselborg, the reigning Olympic champion. 

She also won the Tour Challenge and the National en route to tying Ottawa's Rachel Homan with three straight victories.

Hasselborg opened Sunday's game with a deuce in the first end and scored singles in the third, fifth and seventh.

WATCH | Hasselborg wins 3rd straight Grand Slam of Curling title:

Sweden's Anna Hasselborg beats South Korea's Min Ji Kim 7-5 in an extra end to win the Grand Slam of Curling's Canadian Open. 1:30

Kim tied the game 5-5 with a single in the eighth to force the deciding end.

On the men's side, Brad Jacobs of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., scored in the eighth end to edge Toronto's John Epping 6-5 and win his third straight Grand Slam of Curling title.

WATCH | Jacobs edges Epping to win 3rd straight Grand Slam title:

Brad Jacobs topped John Epping 6-5 in the men's final of the Grand Slam of Curling's Canadian Open. 1:30

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