Fred Dixon
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Last School
Provo High School
Roster Years

Career Summary

  • Known for his unorthodox tennis strokes; master of the chop and played with great consistency
  • Won four Intermountain Men's Singles titles and four Intermountain Men's Doubles titles
  • Won four Utah State Men's Singles titles and six Utah State Men's Doubles titles
  • Four-year letterman; also lettered in football, basketball and track (15 total)
  • Represented the region four times at the National Doubles Championships in Boston with brother "Sanky"
  • BYU men's tennis coach 1928-1964
  • 1972 Utah Sports Hall of Fame inductee
  • 1975 BYU Hall of Fame inductee
  • 1994 Utah Tennis Association Hall of Fame Inductee


  • Loved opera, enjoyed listening to opera and watching a ball game at the same time on Saturdays
  • His son Richard Dixon played on BYU's tennis team in 1957 and 1960

Before BYU

  • Won the John McAdam Medal for outstanding all-around achievement in athletics as a senior

Fred "Buck" Dixon's basketball profile

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 1922-1923

Sophmore Year 1923-1924

Junior Year 1924-1925

Senior Year 1925-1926

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Medical Redshirt Year