Gullickson Wins at PNC International Tennis Classic

November 14, 2005 12:27 PM

Carly Gullickson (Brentwood, TN) and her doubles partner Teryn Ashley (Brookline, MA) captured the 6th Annual PNC International Tennis Classic doubles title in Pittsburgh, PA on Sunday. They defeated the team of Ashley Harkleroad (Wesley Chapel, FL) and Beth Mattek (Miami, FL) 6-1, 6-0.

This is Gullickson’s fourth USTA Pro Circuit doubles title of 2005. She has previously won at Orange County with Jennifer Hopkins (Leawood, KS), Charleston with Galina Voskoboeva (Russia), and Los Gatos with Teryn Ashley. Gullickson has gone an impressive 22-9 in doubles play this year.

The PNC International is a $75,000 USTA Women's Pro Circuit event.

The USTA organizes, sponsors, and administers the USTA Pro Circuit - the gateway to the US Open and tour-level competition for aspiring tennis professionals, and a frequent battleground for established players. The 2005-2006 circuit features nearly 100 events for men and women. Prize money at the USTA Pro Circuit events range from $10,000 to $75,000, with more than $3 million in purses this year. Players also earn valuable ATP and WTA tour ranking points. The USTA Pro Circuit boasts an alumni of some of the biggest names in tennis, many of whom have gone on to win Grand Slam titles, including Andre Agassi, Lindsay Davenport, Chanda Rubin, Tim Henman, James Blake, and Mary Pierce.

 

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