3x3WC: Champions Serbia, Russia lead Final Four cast in World Cup
Paul Lintag on Jun 12, 2018 04:41 PM
Men's champion Serbia and women's champion Russia are still both going strong in the 2018 FIBA 3x3 World Cup.
BOCAUE, Bulacan --- The semifinals of the 2018 FIBA 3x3 World Cup is set.
The Netherlands scored a thrilling 18-16 win over the previously-unbeated Canadians Tuesday at the Philippine Arena here, setting up a Final Four clash against no. 2 Slovenia.
The Sloveninans earlier advanced after beating Ukraine in their own quarterfinal, 21-15.
In the other side of the men's semis bracket, defending champion Serbia will take on Poland.
Completing the Final Four cast of this year's World Cup will be defending women's champion Russia taking on France while no. 1 China will go head-to-head with Italy.
France earlier beat Spain in overtime, 19-17, while Russia scored a convincing 21-14 decision over Czech Republic. China survived no. 3 Hungary, 17-14, while the Italians eliminated the United States, 17-14.
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