|Sandrine Gruda contributed 13 points for her side|
American superstar Candace Parker powered UMMC Ekaterinburg to a big win over Good Angels Kosice in the opening leg of their EuroLeague Women quarter-final play-off.
Parker came up with 21 points and 14 rebounds as UMMC dominated their visitors in an 81-56 victory.
Svetlana Abrosimova added 14 points, Sandrine Gruda had 13 and Cappie Pondexter 11 for the victors.
Kosice struggled to get anything going offensively throughout, shooting only 16 of 51 (31.3%) from two-point range. Candice Dupree led the scorers with 13 points, while Ivana Jalcova and Angel McCoughtry had 12 each.