Do you have a bucket list? Jerry Lochran decided it was time to start crossing items off of his, including his lifelong dream of being a ball boy at the U.S. Open.
Lucy Dettmer is such a great tennis player; she receives free rackets, strings and shoes from a corporate sponsor. The 86-year-old Masters Tennis has even played against Regis Philbin.
Tim Farwell is the No. 1 ranked 60+ tennis player in Florida, and he’s found a way to combine his favorite sport with a great job.
Herb Hauser was the best 90-year-old tennis player on the planet when we went one-on-one with him. He was active, had a great sense of humor, and the love of a wonderful woman. His message: “Get off the couch. Have some fun. Take some chances.”
Apparently the secret to a long, healthy life involves knocking a fuzzy ball across a court and knockin’ back a martini a day. Just ask these over-90 tennis players.
These tennis players may all be over 90, but they say the tennis court is the one place the Grim Reaper wouldn’t dare go.