Rosalyn Fairbank

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Rosalyn Fairbank
Country South Africa South Africa
United States USA
Born 2 November 1960
Durban, South Africa
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $1,639,135
Singles
Career record 383–320
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 15 (16 April 1990)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1982, 1983, 1990, 1991, 1992)
French Open 4R (1985)
Wimbledon QF (1988, 1989)
US Open 4R (1982, 1989)
Doubles
Career record 417–260
Career titles 18
Highest ranking No. 12 (21 December 1986)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (1983)
French Open W (1981, 1983)
Wimbledon SF (1981)
US Open F (1983)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
US Open F (1986)

Rosalyn Doris Fairbank-Nideffer (born 2 November 1960, in Durban) is a retired female professional tennis player from South Africa. She played her first grand slam in 1979, with her last appearance coming as late as 1997. She won a WTA Tour singles event in Richmond in 1983 and numerous doubles titles, with the highlight being her Grand Slam titles at the 1981 French Open with Tanya Harford and 1983 with Candy Reynolds. She won 317 singles and 472 doubles matches on the tour during her long career.

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles: 3 (2 titles, 1 runner-up)[edit]

Result Year Tournament Partner Opponents in final Score
Winner 1981 French Open South Africa Tanya Harford United States Candy Reynolds
United States Paula Smith
6–1, 6–3
Winner 1983 French Open (2) United States Candy Reynolds United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith
5–7, 7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 1983 U.S. Open United States Candy Reynolds United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
6–7, 6–1, 6–3

Mixed doubles: 1 (0 titles, 1 runner-up)[edit]

Result Year Tournament Partner Opponents in final Score
Runner-up 1986 French Open Australia Mark Edmondson United States Ken Flach
United States Kathy Jordan
3–6, 7–6, 6–3

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