The calls for ballkids to be paid at the Australian Open are only getting louder and will be almost be impossible to ignore for Craig Tiley and Tennis Australia.
After fans on social media discovered that ballkids Down Under aren’t paid, the controversial subject was thrust into the spotlight.
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Over the opening four days of the 2023 Australian Open the outrage only grew as more and more people called for Tennis Australia to open its wallet to the youngsters.
On Thursday night more weight was thrown to the conversation to pay the youngsters, who were previously paid until they were reclassified as volunteers in 2008.
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