Marilyn Tesch

Marilyn Tesch is an Australian former professional tennis player.[1]

Marilyn Tesch
Country (sports) Australia
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open3R (1973)
French Open1R (1973)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1970, 1972)
Wimbledon2R (1973)
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
Wimbledon4R (1973)
US Open1R (1973)

A native of Bundaberg, Queensland, Tesch was a two-time Australian Open doubles quarter-finalist.[2] She also made the mixed doubles fourth round at Wimbledon in 1973 with Anand Amritraj, where they lost in three sets to Jimmy Connors and Chris Evert. Her best singles result at grand slam level was a third round appearance at the 1973 Australian Open.

Tesch, who is now known by her married name Rasmussen, was runner-up to Evonne Goolagong at the 1970 Australian Hard Court Championships. In 1978 she had the distinction of winning both of New Zealand's national titles.[3]


  1. ^ "Tesch wins NZ itle". The Canberra Times. 17 January 1978. p. 15. Retrieved 28 December 2021.
  2. ^ Schipper, Ashley (25 January 2020). "Get Your Racquet On at tennis open night". Bundaberg Now.
  3. ^ "Remarkable recovery". The Canberra Times. 31 January 1978. p. 21. Retrieved 28 December 2021.

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