Tucker Saxon  
Tucker Saxon

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Dellwood, Minn.

High School:
Mahtomedi HS

Height:
5-11


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

11/01/2013

Minnesota Finishes Day 2 at Gopher Invite

The Gophers went 2-1 in doubles and 2-5 in singles on the day

10/18/2011

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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.