Spain eliminated Russia in the quarter-finals with a 10-5 victory ©Getty Images

Spain ended Russia's hopes of winning three consecutive International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Women’s Junior Water Polo Championship titles after pulling off a shock 10-5 victory in Netanya in Israel.

The quarter-final defeat for the three-time champions mean they will not be able to equal the United States' record number of tournament wins.

Host Israel's tournament hopes were also dashed at the hands of Italy as the game ended 15-9 in favour of the Italians.

It was Israel's first appearance in the competition.

The visitors produced a dominant display and won each individual quarter.

In the most exciting game of the day, Hungary came from behind to beat The Netherlands 13-12.

After falling behind 5-2 in the first period, the Hungarians rallied back to win the remaining quarters 5-4, 3-1 and 3-2.

In he other match Greece annihilated Serbia 18-5.

It was clear from the beginning that there was a mismatch in the water as the Greeks powered into a 6-1 lead.

The tone was set as they prevailed in the other three quarters 3-2, 4-2 and 5-0.

The first semi-final is set to take place tomorrow in the Mediterranean city as Greece and Hungary go head-to-head.

Spain will face Italy.