Ove Frederiksen was one of the first Danish players to play at Wimbledon, winning his first round singles match, but lost his first round doubles match (with Jørgen Arenholt) in 1910. Frederiksen studied law and practiced as a lawyer. He was Danish Champion in singles in 1915-16, and doubles in 1910 and 1920-22. Frederiksen was chairman of the Kjøbenhavns Boldklub from 1919-54. He was made an honorary member in 1944 and honorary chairman in 1954. Frederiksen was declared a Knight of the Dannebrog in 1938.