Carly Gullickson is a female American tennis player who plays on the WTA.Born on November 26, 1986, Gullickson, an Ohio native, comes from a family of sportsmen. Her father is former major league baseball player Bill Gullickson, and younger sister Chelsey Gullickson is also a tennis player.
Gullickson turned pro in 2003 but she started to play tennis seriously at the age of 9 when she was introduced to the sport by her mother. She qualified for Wimbledon at the age of 16 and counts her match on Centre Court in Wimbledon when she played against Tulyaganova as one of the highlights of her career.
Gullickson played the first event of her career at the ITF/Stone Mountain in Georgia. It was also in this year when she played in her first Tour qualifying at US Open as a wild card. She also played for the ITF circuit in 2002, and reached the first rounds of Wimbledon and the US Open in 2003. She reached the first round in Roland Garros in 2009 and the quarter-finals in the Australian Open in the same year. In 2009, Gullickson partnered with Travis Parrott to defeat the tandem of Cara Black and Leander Paes to win the 2009 US Open doubles title.
All in all Gullickson has won two WTA doubles titles and two singles titles and eighteen doubles titles in the ITF. She is coached by Andy Brandi and Harold Solomon. Known for her powerful serves and volleys, Gullickson plays her best games on grass.