Serbia power past Korea for fourth straight win


Brankica Mihajlovic scores 15 points in Serbia's 3-0 victory over Korea.

Matsumoto, Japan, August 27, 2015 – Serbia beat Korea in straight sets (25-16, 25-19, 25-16) here Thursday evening for their fourth straight win at the 2015 FIVB Women’s World Cup following an opening 3-1 loss to China.

It was the first time that the Serbian women managed to win four World Cup matches in a row while Korea failed to record their first victory against a European side at the World Cup since 1999. 

The Best Impressive Player award went to Tijana Boskovic, who led Serbia with 17 points. Brankica Mihajlovic and Milena Rasic added 15 and 12 respectively. Kim Yeon-koung, who had scored game-high 27 points in Korea’s 3-1 loss to China the night before, were held to 12 points. Serbia outblocked Korea 9-1.

Korea were leading 16-15 at the second TTO of the second set, but Serbia came back with a 6-0 run to overtake the lead 21-16 and went on to make it two sets to nil. In the third set, Serbia jumped to a 6-1 lead and never looked back.
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