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Baxter enjoyed most of his tennis success while playing doubles. During his career he finished runner-up at 2 doubles events. He achieved a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 69 in 1987. Baxter was on the Pepperdine University men's tennis team from 1980-1984.
Grand Prix, WCT, and Grand Slam doubles runners-up (2)
|Outcome||No.||Date||Tournament||Surface||Partner||Opponents in the final||Score in the final|
|Runner-up||1.||1988||Metz, France||Carpet||Nduka Odizor|| Jaroslav Navrátil
|2–6, 7–6, 6–7|
|Runner-up||2.||1989||Wellington, New Zealand||Hard||Glenn Michibata|| Peter Doohan
|6–3, 2–6, 3–6|