Tsinghua University reached the FISU 3x3 World Cup quarter-finals ©FISU

China's Tsinghua University continued their defence of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) University World Cup - 3x3 by reaching the quarter-finals in Xiamen.

Despite suffering a shock loss to the University of Vienna yesterday, Tsinghua University recorded a resounding 21-7 win over University of Taipei in today's pool matches. 

They will face the Chinese Culture University of Taipei next.

“In my opinion, I think we need to a better job of defending, going ahead,” said Kexin Song of Tsinghua University. 

“We have to focus on every moment when we play.”

Vasyl Stefanyk of Ukraine, Islamic Azad University of Iran, the University of Vienna, Peking University, ISEG Senegal and University of Technology Sydney were the remaining teams to reach the quarter-finals. 

Australia’s Macquarie University impressed in the men's competition, edging past Uganda Christian University 21-18.

Their victory set up a clash with the University of Chile, who defeated the University of Colorado 21-14. 

The other quarter-final berths went to Mon-Altius Physical Education Institute, the University of Zagreb, China's Huaqiao University, ISEG Senegal, University of Otago and Universidade Paulista.

The quarter-finals, semi-finals and gold medal matches will take place at Huaqiao University tomorrow.