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James Hopper

Graduate Student
Montgomery, N.J.
Montgomery High
High School
Case Western Reserve (NCAA III)
Previous School
James Hopper - Men's Tennis - Virginia Cavaliers
  • 2024 ITA Doubles All-American
  • 2024 All-ACC Doubles Third Team
  • 2022 & 2023 NCAA III Doubles Champion
  • 2023 NCAA III Team National Champion
  • 2023 ITA NCAA III National Senior of the Year
  • Four-Time ITA DIVISION III All-American in Singles
  • Four-Time ITA DIVISON III All-American in Doubles
  • 2020 ITA National Rookie of the Year

ITA Stats Page

  • ITA Doubles All-American, his ninth career All-America honor and first in NCAA Division I
  • CSC Academic All-America First Team, his second Academic All-America honor, first time on the first team and first NCAA I honor
  • All-ACC Doubles Third Team
  • Invited to compete as part of a 5-8 seed in the NCAA Doubles Championship, but dropped from the draw prior to the start of competition
  • Picked up his 150th career doubles victory in the NCAA Second Round victory against VCU (5/4)
  • Ranked as high as No. 5 in doubles with Iñaki Montes, finishing the season ranked No. 11
  • 13-9 in singles and 22-15 in doubles. His 22 doubles wins was tied for the team lead
  • Named the ACC Player of the Week (1/16) after going 2-0 at No. 1 doubles and 2-0 in singles in the season-opening doubleheader against Liberty and JMU
  • Logged a 6-0, 6-0 win against Esteve Agusti of JMU on Court 3 (1/13)
  • Named the ACC Doubles Team of the Week (with Iñaki Montes) after going 2-0 including topping the No. 11 team of Dominko and Malkowski of Notre Dame
  • Moved up to a No. 11 doubles ITA Doubles ranking (with Iñaki Montes) after wins against Louisville and Notre Dame (3/19)
  • Advanced to the doubles semifinals at the ITA All-American with Iñaki Montes (10/7)
  • Picked up two top-10 victories in doubles at the ITA All-American, downing No. 2 Sheldon & Baris of Michigan State and No. 10 Zhang & Heller of Duke (10/7)
  • Won his NCAA I debut match against Jayden Templeman of Columbia (9/15)
  • Went 3-0 in singles at the Orange & Blue Classic (9/24)
  • Advanced to the quarterfinals in singles at the ITA Atlantic Regional before being topped by teammate Jeffrey von der Schulenburg (10/15)
  • Ranked No. 31 in the ITA Preseason Doubles Rankings (with Iñaki Montes)
  • CSC Academic All-Region
  • All-ACC Academic Team

At Case Western Reserve

  • Played four seasons for the Spartans, ending his career as the most decorated player in program history with two NCAA doubles titles and eight All-America honors
  • Helped lead Case Western to the 2023 NCAA III National Championship, the first in the school’s history in any sport
  • Named the 2023 CWRU Bill Sudeck Outstanding Student-Athlete Award winner, the top honor in the athletic’s department
  • 82-19 in singles and 128-13 in doubles in his four seasons


  • Son of Jonathan and Natalie Hopper
  • Earned his bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering in May 2023 from Case Western Reserve University
  • Enrolled in the Education Master’s program


Year Overall Dual ACC Overall Dual ACC
CWRU 82-19 128-13
UVA 2023-24 13-9 6-4 1-1 22-15 15-10 6-3
Career Totals 95-28 6-4 1-1 150-28 15-10 6-3