Australian Open Ballkids International program presented by Kia Motors India
Kia Motors has been a proud partner of Australian Open Tennis since 2002 and has played a key role in supporting the players and promoting the growth of tennis worldwide. The Australian Open Ballkids International program is a part of this association whereby Kia Motors sends selected kids from across the globe to be ballkids at the year's first Grand Slam event of Tennis. Kia Motors associated with one of the biggest Indian tennis star and legend, Mr. Mahesh Bhupathi as a mentor for the program in India. The selection process of this program entailed trials for kids (12-15) across India, followed by the selection of top 10 kids by officials of the Australian Open.