P243 ORACLE 243 Fri 4 Feb ITN 2121:25   1/2  ABLE EUROPEAN   TOP-12  ENNIS TOURNAMENT Former European champion Jill Parker made a successful return to the international scene at Thornaby, Cleveland. The 31-year-old Preston housewife thrashed Branka Batinic, the European number nine, 20-10, 21-17N Also clear of the first hurdle is Dutch girl Bettine Vriesekoop who beat Kirsten Kruger 21-14, 14-21, 21-11. One of the most impressive performances came from 14-year-old Romanian Olga Nemes whose quick-hitting style beat the 1980 champion Valentina Popova. >>>>>
P243 ORACLE 243 Fri 4 Feb ITN 2120:11   2/2  ABLE EU2OPEAN   TOP-12  ENNIS TOURNAMENT Results at Thornaby tonight: WOMEN — first round: J Parker Eng bt B Batinic Yug 21-10,21-17 M Harachova Cz bt M Lindblad Swe 21-15,21-16 Z Olah Hung bt G Szabo Hung 22-24,21-18,21-6 O Nemes Rom bt V Popova USSR 21-9,21-23,21-13 B Vriesekoop Neth bt K Kruger WG 21-14,14-21,21-11
P243 ORACLE 243 Fri 4 Feb ITN 2101:01    ABLE EUROPEAN   TOP-12  ENNIS TOURNAMENT Former European champion Jill Parker made a successful return to the international scene at Thornaby, Cleveland. The 31-year-old Preston housewife thrashed Branka Batinic, the European number nine, 20-10, 21-17. Also clear of the first hurdle is Dutch girl Bettine Vriesekeeop who beat Kirsten Kruger 21-14, 14-21, 21-11. One of the most impressive performances came from 14-year-old Romanian Olga Names whose quick-hitting style beat the 1980 champion Valentina Popova.