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Brad Gushue completes undefeated run with Tour Challenge title

Brier champion Brad Gushue downed Steffen Walstad of Norway 9-1 on Sunday in Regina to win a Grand Slam of Curling’s Tour Challenge.

Gushue, of St. John’s, started prohibited with a deuce in a initial finish and 3 points in a second en track to a 5-0 lead.

Gushue, who went undefeated during a initial Grand Slam contest of a season, combined back-to-back deuces in a fifth and sixth ends, call handshakes from both sides to finish a match.

Match Wrap: Brad Gushue wins Grand Slam of Curling’s Tour Challenge1:25

Walstad scored his sole indicate in a third.

Gushue degraded Brad Jacobs in Saturday’s semifinal while Walstad warranted his mark in a final with a feat over Sweden’s Niklas Edin.

Sweeting defends title

On a women’s side, Edmonton’s Val Sweeting shielded her Grand Slam of Curling Tour Challenge pretension with a 6-5 quip win over Anna Hasselborg of Sweden.

Sweeting trailed 5-2 after 5 ends, though scored 3 in a sixth to tie a match.

After a scoreless seventh, Sweeting drew one in a eighth with a produce for a victory.

Sweeting’s course has put together 13 wins in a quarrel during a contest dating behind to final season’s Tour Challenge run.

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