Laura Rossouw (born 15 July 1946) is a South African former tennis player who was active in the late 1960s and first half of the 1970s.
|Full name||Laura Rossouw Le Sueur|
|Country (sports)||South Africa|
|Born||15 July 1946|
Durban, South Africa
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|French Open||4R (1972)|
|Wimbledon||3R (1966, 1972)|
|US Open||2R (1968, 1973)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|French Open||QF (1969, 1970)|
|US Open||1R (1968, 1972, 1973)|
|Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results|
|French Open||2R (1969)|
|Wimbledon||3R (1968, 1969)|
|US Open||QF (1968)|
During her career Rossouw won three singles and two doubles titles. She toured the European circuit for the first time in 1966.
Her best singles result at a Grand Slam tournament was reaching the fourth round at the 1972 French Open, in which she lost to Olga Morozova. In the third round she had defeated fourth-seeded Rosie Casals in straight sets. In the doubles and mixed doubles events she reached he quarterfinal on four occasions.
Singles (3 titles, 1 runner-up)Edit
|Winner||1.||May 1970||Naples, Italy ||Clay||Lesley Hunt||6–1, 6–0|
|Winner||2.||June 1970||Bielefeld, West Germany ||?||Kathleen Harter||6–2, 6–1|
|Runner-up||3.||9 July 1971||Austrian Open, Kitzbühel, Austria ||Clay||Billie Jean King||2–6, 6–4, 5–7|
|Winner||4.||31 July 1972||Turkish Championships, Istanbul, Turkey ||Clay||Julie Anthony||6–8, 6–2, 6–4|
Doubles (2 titles, 4 runner-ups)Edit
|Runner-up||1.||23 December 1967||Borders Championships, London, England ||?||Maryna Godwin|| Winnie Shaw
|Winner||2.||10 August 1970||Bavarian Open, Munich, Germany ||?||Brenda Kirk|| Fay Moore-Toyne
|Runner-up||3.||10 January 1971||Tasmanian Championships, Hobart, Australia ||?||Brenda Kirk|| Patti Hogan
|Runner-up||4.||17 April 1971||South African Open, Johannesburg, South Africa||Hard||Brenda Kirk|| Margaret Court
|Winner||5.||11 July 1971||Swiss Open, Gstaad, Switzerland ||Clay||Brenda Kirk|| Françoise Dürr
|Runner-up||6.||17 June 1973||German Open, Hamburg, West Germany||Hard||Kristien Kemmer|| Helga Niessen Masthoff
- John Barrett, ed. (1974). World of Tennis '74 : a BP and Commercial Union yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 284. ISBN 9780362001686.
- "Fed Cup – Player profile – Laura Rossouw (RSA)". www.fedcup.com. International Tennis Federation (ITF).
- John Barrett, ed. (1971). World of Tennis '71 : a BP yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 284, 286. ISBN 978-0-362-00091-7.
- John Barrett, ed. (1972). World of Tennis '72. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 304–305, 316–317. ISBN 9780362001037. OCLC 86035663.
- John Barrett, ed. (1973). World of Tennis '73 : a BP and Commercial Union yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 330. ISBN 9780671216238.
- "Okker wint East London". De Telegraaf (in Dutch). Delpher. 27 December 1967. p. 14.
- "Goolagong wint in München (Goolagong wins in Munich)". Het Vrije Volk (in Dutch). Delpher. 11 August 1970.