Charles P. Dixon

Charles Percy Dixon ( born February 7, 1873 in Grantham, Lincolnshire, † April 29, 1939 in London ) was an English lawyer and tennis player.


Dixon was born in 1873 in Grantham. He studied law at Cambridge University and worked as a solicitor later.

From 1893 he took part in tennis tournaments. At the Olympic Games in Stockholm in 1912 he won the gold medal in mixed doubles at the indoor tennis competition. He also won bronze in the men's doubles and silver in singles. 1908 Dixon had ever won bronze in the men's doubles.

In the years 1912 and 1913 he won the double in competitions at Wimbledon in 1912 and at the Australian Tennis Championships along with James Parke. From 1909 to 1913 he also took part for Britain at Davis Cup.

Dixon died in 1939 at the age of 66 years in London's West Norwood.




Sources and links

  • Tingay, L.: One Hundred Years of Wimbledon. Guinness World Records Ltd, London 1977, ISBN 978-0900424717, p 197
  • ITF profile for Charles Dixon (English)
  • Davis Cup stats by Charles Dixon (English)
  • Charles Dixon at Sports- (English)