Zhu Ting was in good form for the Chinese ©Getty Images

China's Zhu Ting was in fine form again as she helped the hosts record a second victory at the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Grand Prix.

The Chinese, who are hosting Pool A1 of the tournament at the Beilun Gymnasium in Ningbo, roared past Thailand in straight sets in their opener and today beat Germany by the same 3-0 scoreline.

Zhu scored 18 points against the Thai outfit and recorded another 13 today - 11 spikes and two blocks - in China's 25-12, 25-22, 25-16 success.

Elsewhere in the pool, defending champions United States also made it two wins from two after beating Thailand.

The Americans, also the world champions and the Olympic silver medallists from London 2012, came through 25-21, 29-27, 25-23.

Russia beat Belgium in straight sets to record a second win
Russia beat Belgium in straight sets to record a second win ©Getty Images

Three pools of four are now underway at the Grand Prix, one of the premier FIVB tournaments for women.

All results feed into a 12-team round robin which makes up the highest ranked intercontinental round of the competition.

In Kaliningrad in Russia, the hosts picked up a second win in two in Pool C1 as they saw off Belgium 25-20, 25-15, 25-16.

The Netherlands recovered from their opening loss to the Russians by beating Turkey in straight sets.

Turkey had begun with a win over Belgium, but the Dutch prevailed 27-25, 25-21, 25-22.

Pool B1 in Rio de Janeiro, which includes hosts Brazil, Serbia and Japan, was on a rest day today.