Tucker Saxon  
Tucker Saxon

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Dellwood, Minn.

High School:
Mahtomedi HS

Height:
5-11


10/11/2014

Five Gophers Reach Singles Round of 16

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

10/10/2014

Minnesota Wraps Second Day at Regionals

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

10/09/2014

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

10/08/2014

Gophers Set for Central Region Championships

Minnesota will send all nine of its players to the four-day event

09/28/2014

Gophers Conclude Penn Invitational

Minnesota freshmen Felix Corwin and Matic Spec won against St. John's opponents

10/18/2011

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2013-14 SOPHOMORE 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
FRESHMAN 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
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
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
Career Totals 2-6 8-3