Rppc of alice marble, american tennis star c 1920s - 30s. by e. trim, wimbledon
RPPC of Alice Marble, American Tennis Star c 1920s - 30s. By E. Trim, Wimbledon.Alice Marble - (1913 – 1990), won 18 Grand Slam titles from 1936-1940 including five singles, six women's doubles, and seven mixed doubles. Marble won the US Open singles title in 1936 and from 1938 to 1940, the women's doubles title with Sarah Palfrey Cooke from 1937 to 1940, and the mixed doubles title with Gene Mako in1936, Don Budge in 1938, Harry Hopman in 1939, and Bobby Riggs in 1940. She won the Wimbledon singles title in 1939; the women's doubles title with Cooke in 1938 and 1939, and the mixed doubles title with Budge in 1937 and 1938 as well as the mixed doubles title with Riggs in 1939. Marble lost only one singles and one doubles match in The Wightman Cup in the years she competed (1933, 1937–39). She was ranked world number one int 1939, and was the top-ranked U.S. player from 1936 to 1940. She was the Associated Press Athlete of the Year in 1939 and 1940. After capping a stellar amateur career in 1940, Marble turned professional and earned more than $100,000, travelling around playing exhibition tournaments. Information from Wikipedia. View photographs and ask questions before bidding. And good luck! I will combine multiple purchases for shipping savings. This is one of several RPPCs of famous women tennis stars c 1920s-50s I will be listing.
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