Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Russia's Sidorova Wins World Curling Semifinal to Set Up Rematch with Homan

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Russia's Sidorova Wins World Curling Semifinal to Set Up Rematch with Homan

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Sidorova sets up rematch with Homan

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BEIJING - Russia's Anna Sidorova defeated Sweden's Anna Hasselborg 9-3 in Saturday's semifinal at the world women's curling championship to set up a rematch with Canada's Rachel Homan for the gold medal.

Sidorova played a tapback for three points in the seventh end and stole three more points in the eighth for the victory.

"I still can't believe it," Sidorova said. "Coming second in the round-robin made history for our team, and I'm so proud that we can now represent Russia in the final. It's only one year to the Olympic Games and it's been a really rough year for my team, so we needed that win to believe in ourselves.

"I'm so proud of the performance my team showed today."

Homan defeated Sidorova in the Page playoff 1-2 game Friday to advance straight to Sunday's gold-medal game. …

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