99-year-old gears up for charity tennis match

STORY: Young will play 98-year-old Ukrainian Leonid Stanislavskyi in the Battle of the Centurions at Melbourne Park on Wednesday (January 11).

It is part of an event to raise money for Ukraine called Tennis Plays For Peace.

Young, from the state of South Australia, says he only began taking tennis seriously when he retired aged 70.

The Tennis Plays for Peace event will be part of the build up to this year's Australian Open, which starts on January 16.