"My name is Leonid Yakovlevich Stanislavskyi, I am 97 years old. I was born on March 22, 1924."
This is the world's oldest tennis player
Location: Kharkiv, Ukraine
He's training for the 2021 Super-Seniors World Championship
due to be held in October in Mallorca
"It is an elegant type of sport. It is good physical exercise. It is a beautiful game. And there is one more thing about tennis - you can play tennis no matter what age you are. I started play tennis when I was 30 years old. I am now 97 years old and keep playing.''
The competition organizers created a 90-and-over category for the first time
after Stanislavskyi sent a written request
The Guinness World Record holder says the secret to his longevity
is a mixture of good genes and regular sport
He says his ultimate goal is to live to 100 years old
and take on Roger Federer