James McCabe

  • Age21
  • 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

Australian Pro Tour: Emerson Jones among impressive Mildura field
Emerson Jones
10 March, 2024

Australian junior prodigy Emerson Jones continues her transition to the pro ranks when she hits the grass courts this week at the Mildura International.
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Strong field set as Australian Pro Tour returns to Victoria
Li Tu, Priscilla Hon and Omar Jasika will compete on the Australian Pro Tour this week.
19 February, 2024

Li Tu, Priscilla Hon and Omar Jasika are the top seeds at an Australian Pro Tour event in the Victorian town of Traralgon this week.
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Hijikata headlines as Australian Pro Tour heads to Tasmania
Rinky Hijikata. Picture: Tennis Australia
29 January, 2024

Defending champion Rinky Hijikata is returning to the Burnie International this week.
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Aussie women enjoying best results in 18 years at Australian Open 2024
Ajla Tomljanovic and Daria Saville during their first-round doubles win at Australian Open 2024. Picture: Getty Images
17 January, 2024

Ajla Tomljanovic and Daria Saville are among nine Aussies to progress to the second round in the Australian Open 2024 women's doubles competition.
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