Tucker Saxon  
Tucker Saxon

RS Junior

Dellwood, Minn.

High School:
Mahtomedi HS



Gophers Win Twice on Opening Day

No. 49 Minnesota defeated Marquette and South Dakota State Saturday


Gophers Set to Host Big Ten Indoors

Minnesota will host the fall tournament for the first time since 2002.


Five Gophers Reach Singles Round of 16

Leandro Toledo, Jack Hamburg, Felix Corwin, Mathieu Froment, and Matic ?pec each won twice Saturday


Minnesota Wraps Second Day at Regionals

Eight Gophers reached the singles main draw, while two doubles pairings advanced to the semifinal round


Gopher Trio Remains Alive in Qualifiers

Tucker Saxon, Eric Frueh, and Jeremy Lynn are each one win away from the main draw at the Central Region Championships


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In the fall season, went 5-3 in singles and 0-3 in doubles • posted victories against Monmouth's Christian Vieira and Cornell's Dylan Brown at the Penn Invitational (Sept. 26-28) • registered three-consecutive qualifying wins at the ITA Central Region Championships to reach the event's main draw (Oct. 9-13) • played fall doubles with Felix Corwin and Jeremy Lynn.

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.

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.


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.

Double majoring in business and marketing education in the University's College of Education and Human Development and entrepreneurship and business management in theCollege of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences • minoring in international business • 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
2014-15 5-3 0-3
Career Totals 7-9 8-6