Tracy Fleury was the lone Canadian winner, defeating Russia’s Alina Kovaleva 7-5 in girls’s motion.
Olympic champion John Morris, paired with Kalynn Park for blended doubles, allowed singles in every of the ultimate three ends to lose 6-5 to the Swiss duo of Jenny Perret and Martin Rios.
That collapse got here on the heels of Jason Gunnlaugson’s personal disappointment, who allowed 4 factors within the sixth finish and a single within the seventh in falling 8-6 to Bruce Mouat’s Scottish aspect.
Canada swept the opening leg of the World Cup in Suzhou, China, the place Olympians Rachel Homan and Kevin Koe gained the boys’s and girls’s tournaments, whereas Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres took residence the blended doubles crown.
Motion in Omaha continues Thursday, as Morris and Park play Sweden and Korea, Fleury takes on Korea and Gunnlaugson squares off towards China and the U.S.