Canada's Heather Nedohin was to play the United States in the evening draw.
Germany, skipped by Canadian-born Melanie Robillard, doubled Denmark's Lene Nielson 6-3.
Scotland's Eve Muirhead got by Russia's Anna Sidorova 8-7.
Sweden's Margaretha Sigfriddson beat Italy's Diana Gaspari 9-3.
Linda Klimova of the Czech Republic defeated Ji-Sun Kim of South Korea 6-3.