This week New York Times best-selling author Robert Weintraub joins Finn Ranson to tell the incredible story of Alice Marble, who rose to stardom in the late 1930s but has since faded from the history books.

Last month, Robert published the first biography of her life, The Divine Miss Marble. We spoke about the mysteries that inspired him to take her story on and her transformative – and turbulent – relationship with her coach, Eleanor Tennant, who inspired Alice to one of the greatest comebacks in sporting history.

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The Divine Miss Marble: A life of Tennis, Fame, and Mystery is published by Dutton and is available from Penguin Random House for $29.00.

Alice Marble (left) with her coach, mentor and rumoured lover, Eleanor Tennant.
Althea Gibson (left) and Angela Buxton (right), who recently passed away. Marble was instrumental in lobbying for Gibson to be admitted to the US Nationals in 1950.


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