PLAYER PROFILE

Petra Hule

  • Age18
  • Born 5 March 1999
  • PlaysRight-handed
“Towards the end of the first set and throughout the second and third I got my mojo and started to play more aggressive and more consistent.”

— Petra Hule, 9 Dec 2014

» Hip Hip Hule: upsets reign at December Showdown

On court

  • Part of the winning South Australian team in the 14/u team championships at the 2013 December Showdown
  • Made Australian Open junior girls’ singles debut in 2014 at age 14
  • combined with sister Chloe to contest the Australian Open 2014 girls’ doubles event
  • upset No.1¬†seed Kimberly Birrell in the 18/u Australian Championships round robin stage at the December Showdown in 2014
  • aggressive player from the baseline with hard, flat, penetrating groundstrokes
  • began transitioning to professional level in 2014, contesting eight ITF events both at home and abroad and reaching a quarterfinal in Egypt
  • obtained¬†a WTA ranking for the first time in 2014

Year-end singles ranking history

2014 1192

 

Petra Hule in the news

Stosur a star trophy presenter at December Showdown
Sam Stosur (centre) with all the winners and finalists from the 16/u and 12/u Australian Championships finals on the final day of the December Showdown; Elizabeth Xue Bai
18 December, 2016

The next generation of Australian tennis stars got a treat on Sunday when they were presented with their championship trophies by 2011 US Open winner Sam Stosur.
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Hobart returns to Port Pirie
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23 February, 2016

A strong contingent of Aussie men feature in the draw at the Nystar Port Pirie Tennis International while the women's event sees the doubles return of Ash Barty and Casey…
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Gallery: Aussie juniors dominate
Australia's victorious Junior Davis Cup and Fed Cup teams of (back row L-R) Alex De Minaur, Matthew Romios and Blake Ellis and (front row L-R) Destanee Aiava, Seone Mendez and Jaimee Fourlis at the Shepparton Lawn Tennis Club; Trevor Phillips
15 April, 2015

Australia's Junior Davis Cup and Fed Cup teams dominated the Asia/Oceania qualifying event in Shepparton, both finishing in first place to qualify for September's World…
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Gallery: Junior Davis & Fed Cup draw ceremony
The Australian Junior Davis Cup and Junior Fed Cup teams at the official draw ceremony of the Junior Davis and Fed Cup Asia-Oceania qualifying event in Shepparton; Trevor Phillips
8 April, 2015

Almost 100 players from 16 nations assembled in Shepparton for the official draw ceremony of the Junior Davis and Fed Cup Asia/Oceania final qualifying.
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