Members of the Woy Woy Tennis Club have recently celebrated the 94th birthday of George Jones, a club member for 20 years.
Club president Mr Tony Carey said: “George took up tennis when he was 70 and still plays three times a week.
“He also plays at Saturday Social and receives regular lessons from our club coach.”
Mr Carey said a few members at the club held a birthday party for Mr Jones and celebrated with a cake.
“George is an amazing man,” Mr Carey said.
“He’s a bit of an institution at the club, and very well respected.”
As well as playing tennis, Mr Jones helps to maintain the courts and creates social events for the members at the club.
Mr Jones is an active member of the Central Coast Chinese Association as well as the Central Coast University of the Third Age, as a lecturer and as a course participant.
In his spare time, Mr Jones caters to his vegetable garden and attends many social activities with his wife, Janet.
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Tony Carey, Woy Woy Tennis Club