Tennis Australia's Craig Tiley, Rafael Nadal and Kia's Tony Barlow.
Tennis Australia's Craig Tiley, Rafael Nadal and Kia's Tony Barlow.

Australian Open players are enjoying a Grand Carnival

JUST how are the world's best tennis players rolling when off the court in Melbourne?

While the planet's leading players are sweating it out at the Australian Open, they are keeping their cool between matches courtesy of a fleet of more than 100 Kias.

The majority of the Open's Kias are Grand Canival people-movers (70), supported by the large Sorento SUV (10), compact Sportage SUV (10), the new compact Rondo people-mover (10) and one Cerato.

Throughout the event, the fleet will cover the equivalent of almost 10 circumnavigations of the Earth. That's about 400,000km by volunteer drivers.

"The athleticism, enthusiasm and professionalism displayed by the many competitors at the Open is a fine example of the core values treasured by Kia as a product and a company," Kia's chief operating officer Tony Barlow said.



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