World Curling Report
Kanai1-6 at China Open
Dec 13 - 17, 2019
Asuka Kanai (Nagano, JPN) finished 1-6 in the 8 team China Open qualifying round, held December 13 - 17 in , . In their opening game, Kanai lost 9-3 to Alina Kovaleva (Saint-Petersburg , RUS), then responded with a 5-2 win over Yu Han (Beijing, CHN). Kanai went on to lose 6-4 against Daniela Jentsch (Fuessen, GER). Kanai lost 8-6 to Corryn Brown (Kamloops, BC). Kanai lost 8-4 to Irene Schori (Limmattal, SUI). Kanai lost 7-3 to Madison Bear (St.Paul, MN). Kanai lost 10-3 to EunJung Kim (Uiseong, KOR) in their final qualifying round match.
Kanai earned 1.761 world rankings points for their preliminary round wins. Kanai move up 7 spots after posting a net gain of 0.945 points improving upon their best 8 results so far this season, ranking 159th overall with 10.380 total points on the World Ranking Standings. Kanai ranks 155th overall on the Year-to-Date rankings with 7.115 points earned so far this season.
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