Thursday, December 1, 2022

Veteran tennis player hangs up his racket

THURROCK Lawn Tennis Club’s oldest member hangs up his racquet.

Alex Strachan decided that at 86 it was time to take life easy and give up tennis.

He is a Trustee of the club and has played regularly for 50+ years.

Most of that time he has taken an active part in the running of the club.

As part of the club’s finals weekend, they presented Alex with a cup in his name that will be played for each year.

This year’s winner is Martin Maile.

Alex was given an engraved paperweight as a personal momento.

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