National Arab Motors (Kia Jordan) announced the start of the registration procedures for the qualification rounds of the Kia Amateur Australian Open (KAAO), organized in cooperation with the Tennis Federation of Jordan (TFJ) following the tremendous success the company had in sponsoring this initiative over the years.
The qualification rounds will take place at the Royal Automobile Club of Jordan (RACJ) between the 13th and 15th of October, allowing tennis players of both sexes and of different ages to compete and qualify for the international tournament held as part of the KAAO in Melbourne, Australia. The players will also have the chance to attend the final matches of the Australian Open, which is the first of the four grand slams.
Players interested in participating can register at Kia Jordan’s showroom in Mecca Street, at RACJ or at TFJ.
Mr. Nihad Zachria, the Vice Chairman of the National Arab Motors said “Our goal in supporting the participating Jordanian players for the fifth consecutive year is to give them the opportunity to compete on a global scale. Kia Jordan is committed to supporting the youth demographic and their various passions.”
The Kia Amateur Australian Open tournament 2011 is sponsored by City Mall, Go Magazine, Play 99.6, Ultra Water and BCI the official distributor for Samsung Mobiles in Jordan.
Last year, Jordanian players Mohammad Al-Esawy and Lara Al-Daisy participated in the World Final of the KAAO. In 2009 Mohammad Al-Esawy and Jana Hatamlah participated in the same tournament.
Kia Motors Corporation is the official sponsor of the Australian Open until the year (2013) and has maintained its sponsorship streak for the 10th year in a row. The company currently sponsors Rafeal Nadal as their global ambassador to the tennis world.