Holders Serbia, playing in blue, remain undefeated at the Women's World Volleyball Championship ©Volleyball World

Holders Serbia remain unbeaten at the Women’s Volleyball World Championship after registering a seventh straight victory in their Pool F contest with the Dominican Republic.

Serbia triumphed 26-24, 25-20, 25-17 in Lodz, Poland, and sit top of the group with 20 points.

Turkey remain in second place in the group with six wins, and also registered a straight-sets triumph, 25-22, 26-24, 28-26 over Canada, to move to 17 points.

The United States remain in third place in the pool despite being the Olympic champions being surprisingly beaten by tournament co-hosts Poland 25-23, 25-20, 25-18.

The other match in the pool saw Germany beat Thailand in four sets 25-19, 25-22, 18-25, 25-23.

Matches also took place in Pool E today, which is being contested at Rotterdam in the Netherlands.

Italy are top of the pool on 19 points, registering a sixth win as they came from a set down to overcome Japan 20-25, 25-20, 25-14, 25-15.

China sit in second place on 15 points, overcoming Puerto Rico today 25-15, 25-19, 25-21 to register a fifth win.

On the same points total are Japan, despite their loss to Italy, while Brazil sit a point behind on 14, with the same number of wins.

The day’s other match in the pool saw Belgium overcome Argentina 25-16, 25-23, 25-23.

Two more Pool E matches are scheduled tomorrow in Rotterdam, with Brazil taking on Puerto Rico and second-placed China facing tournament co-hosts the Netherlands.