James McCabe

  • Age20
  • Born 5 July 2003
  • Birth PlaceIba Zambales, Philippines
  • LivesSydney, New South Wales
  • Height185 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed

On court

  • Coached by his father, Patrick
  • Won 16/u Australian Championships in 2019
  • Peaked at world No.71 in ITF World Junior Tour rankings in October 2021
  • Earned first ATP Tour ranking points in 2021 after reaching two ITF Futures quarterfinals in Tunisia
  • Rose almost 1,000 places in the ATP rankings in 2022, helped by reaching Australian Pro Tour finals in Canberra and Bendigo
  • Reached first ATP Challenger semifinals (Bengaluru, Puerto Vallarta) in 2023, allowing him to crack the top 300.

Off court

  • Tossed the coin at the Australian Open 2013 semifinal clash between Novak Djokovic and David Ferrer
  • Set the 10 and under Australian beep test record in 2013 with 12.1
  • Also talented in cricket, swimming and football
  • Male Junior Athlete of the Year finalist at 2021 Australian Tennis Awards.

Year-end ranking history

2023 272
2022 412
2021 1415

James McCabe in the news

A record number of Australian men to compete at Shanghai Masters
Alex de Minaur, Max Purcell and Aleksandar Vukic lead the Aussie charge at the Shanghai Masters.
3 October, 2023

Alex de Minaur, Max Purcell and Aleksandar Vukic lead a strong Aussie contingent at this week's ATP Masters 1000 tournament in Shanghai.
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John Peers advances to doubles final in Kazakhstan
John Peers in action. Picture: Getty Images
2 October, 2023

Australian John Peers and Croatian partner Mate Pavic progress to an ATP 250 doubles final in Astana.
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Ranking movers: Hijikata soars into world’s top 100 in singles
Rinky Hijikata in action at US Open 2023. Picture: Getty Images
11 September, 2023

Following a career-best run at the US Open, Australian Rinky Hijikata breaks into the world's top 100 in the ATP Tour singles rankings.
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Aussie weekly wrap: Celebrating title-winning runs
Matthew Romios and Alexandra Bozovic both won doubles titles this week.
4 September, 2023

Australians Matthew Romios and Alexandra Bozovic both added to their doubles title collections this week.
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