Tucker Saxon  
Tucker Saxon

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Dellwood, Minn.

High School:
Mahtomedi HS

Height:
5-11


04/24/2014

Gophers' Comeback Bid Falls Short

Tenth-seeded Indiana defeated No. 7 seeded Minnesota, 4-3, in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament Thursday in East Lansing, Mich.

03/30/2014

Weber Clinches 4-3 Win Over Indiana

Ruben Weber won a three-set match at No. 2 singles to secure a team victory

01/23/2014

ITA Kick-Off Ahead for Gophers

Minnesota will play No. 29 Notre Dame at 4 p.m. (CT) in Lexington, Ky. Friday

01/18/2014

Gophers Open 2014 at Oklahoma State

Minnesota travels to Stillwater, Okla. to take on the Cowboys at their new facility

11/03/2013

Minnesota Concludes Gopher Invitational

Jack Hamburg and Mathieu Froment finished the tournament 4-0 in doubles

10/18/2011

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2013-14 JUNIOR SEASON
Academic All-Big Ten • went 1-4 in singles and 3-3 in doubles on the season • was 0-1 in spring singles and 1-0 in spring doubles, downing Indiana's Chris Essick and Stefan Lugonic, 8-4, at the Big Ten Tournament with partner Juan Pablo Ramirez • picked up a singles win in the fall over Princeton's Dan Davies, 6-4, 7-5 • went 2-3 in doubles in the fall, winning twice with Jeremy Lynn.

2012-13
SOPHOMORE SEASON
Had 1-2 overall singles record and at the end of the fall 2012 season • defeated Hicam Belkssir of Temple (2-6, 6-4, 11-9) to advance to the quarterfinals of the Penn Invitational (Sep. 28-30) • captured the doubles title at the Penn Invitational with teammate Juan Pablo Ramirez, defeating Penn's Ismael Lahlou/ and Vim De Alwiss, 9-8, in the championship match • fell in the first round of qualifying at the USTA/ITA Central Region Championship (Oct. 18-22) • did not compete in the spring.

2011-12 FRESHMAN SEASON
Redshirted.

PRIOR TO MINNESOTA
Six-time letter winner at Mahtomedi High School under coaches Justen Seim, Matt Sobieski, and Dan Schwartz • earned all-Classic Suburban Conference honors five times and was an academic all-conference honoree in his senior year • three-time team MVP for the Zephyrs • four-time Section 4AA singles champion • competed at the USTA Zonals three times and won the Zonal Sportsmanship Award twice • paired with fellow Minnesota teammate Eric Frueh to win the 2011 Northern Sectional Doubles title • won the 2011 Mobile National Open doubles championship and placed third in singles • 2010 Junior Davis Cup Team member.

PERSONAL
Undecided on a major • was a four-year honor student in high school • most memorable sports thrill was catching a tennis ball that was signed and hit by Andy Roddick at the 2009 U.S. Open • created and copyrighted a personal journal to chronicle one's development in tennis and other endeavors called "Practice Man Practice" • sister, Ronni, played tennis at Minnesota from 2007-10 • grandfather, Ron Saxon, played golf for the Gophers in the late 1940s and great grandfather, Carl Tucker, played for the Minnesota baseball team in the 1920s • cousin, Jenny Saxon, played for the Connecticut women's hockey team in 2010-11 • son of Jim and Milice Saxon • born March 18, 1993.

Tucker Saxon's Career Statistics
Season Singles Doubles
2011-12 Redshirt Redshirt
2012-13 1-2 5-0
2013-14 1-4 3-3
Career Totals 2-6 8-3