Olga Morosowa won the individual junior title at the Wimbledon Championships in 1965 at the age of 16 . She was the first Russian female tennis player to reach a major tournament final (Italian Open 1972). At the height of her career, she was able to move into the final at both the French Open and Wimbledon in 1974 , but she lost both finals to Chris Evert . She was also the first player in her country to win a Grand Slam title. In 1974 she defeated the French Gail Sherriff and the German Katja Ebbinghaus 6: 4, 2: 6, 6: 1 alongside the American Chris Evert in the final of the French Open .
This was followed by three finals in women's doubles ( Australian Open and French Open 1975, US Open 1976) and two in mixed (Wimbledon 1968 and 1970).
For the Fed Cup team of the USSR she was able to contribute 12 wins in 16 games.
The short career of the Soviet Russian came to an end in 1977 because of the policy of the USSR against South Africa . She resigned as a professional and became a tennis coach; among other things, she looked after the British national team.