Ball Kid Stands His Ground After Getting Hit in Face at 2014 Australian Open

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistJanuary 19, 2014

via Australian Open on YouTube

Way to stand your ground, kid.

Florian Mayer's attempt to return a David Ferrer serve at the 2014 Australian Open didn't go as planned. Instead of putting it in play, Mayer's return resulted in the courtside ball boy taking a ball to the face.

To his credit, the ball boy shook it off quickly and acted like nothing happened.

Thanks to the Australian Open for the video and onthegotennis (h/t Bob's Blitz) for the find.