Posted date: November 26, 2013
Canada has gotten their first victories of the 2013 Champion of Champions event in New Zealand. This victory came from Shirley Fitzpatrick-Wong as she defeated Jessica Sims of Wales. Fitzpatrick-Wong won in a third set tiebreak (9-8,7-8,4-0).
In her other games of the day, Fitzpatrick-Wong lost tough matches to Zimbabwe (4-12,3-10) and Malta (3-11,6-9)
After today’s game’s, Fitzpatrick-Wong currently sits at 1-4. Upcoming games include Australia (5-0), Fiji (2-3) & China (1-4).
On the Men’s side, Jeff Harding has also captured his first victory of the competition. Harding came away with a decisive straight sets victory over Ozkan Akar of Turkey (9-8,8-6) . Harding followed that up with a tough straight sets loss to Zimbabwe (2-12, 7-7).
Next up for Harding (1-4) are matches against Macau (1-3), Australia (5-0) and Ireland (4-1).
For full results and standings, head over to the official 2013 Champion of Champions website http://www.worldbowls2016.com/Category?Action=View&Category_id=71