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Player profile

(Updated May 2020)
Adelaide, Australia
high school
Henley High School


2017 Dean’s List (Fall)
2018 ACC Freshman of the Week (Feb. 6)
2018 ITA Scholar Athlete Team
2018 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2018 All-ACC Academic Women’s Tennis Team
2018 All-ACC Second-Team
2018 Dean’s List (Fall)
2019 All-ACC Academic Women’s Tennis Team
2019 Dean’s List (Spring)
2019 Academic Golden Torch Team Winner (FSU Academics – Highest Team G.P.A)
2019 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2019 ITA Scholar Athlete
2020 ITA All-American (Doubles)
2020 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2021 ITA Fall National Championships
2021 Dean’s List (Fall)
2022 Florida State Student Athlete Advisory Committee
2022 ACC Co-Player of the Week (March 29, 2022)
2022 Golden Nole Award for Women’s Tennis (Florida State Student Development)
2022 Florida State University Graduate (English)
2022 NCAA Singles and Doubles Competition Participant
2022 ITA Southeast Region Senior Player of the Year
2022 ITA Southeast Region Most Improved Senior Player of the Year
2022 ITA All-American (Singles)
2022 All-ACC First Team
2022 ITA National Senior of the Year
2022 All-ACC Academic Women’s Tennis Team
2022 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2020 ITA Scholar Athlete Team


Graduated from Florida State on April 30, 2022 with a degree in English…two-time All-American…the 2022 ITA National Senior Player of the Year…earned All-American honors in singles in 2022 and doubles in 2019 as  named by the ITA…All-American by the ITA and All-ACC First-Team for the first time in her career in 2022…just the third two-time All-American in program history and first since 1996…the 2022 ITA Southeast Region Senior Player of the Year and the 2022 Southeast Region Most Improved Senior Player of the Year…completed her incredible career ranked second in total victories (202), tied for first in doubles victories (106) and seventh in single victories (96) at Florida State…a member of four NCAA Tournament teams in her five seasons at Florida State – the Elite 8 in 2018, Round of 32 in 2019, Elite 8 for a second time in 2021 and the round of 32 in 2022…played in both the singles and doubles draws in the 2022 NCAA Championships…was the No. 3 seeded player in the singles draw at the 2022 NCAA Championships…fell to Kylie Collins of Texas (2-6, 5-7) in the first round of the individual championship…played with Anna Arkadianou in the doubles competition at the NCAA Championships at the University of Illinois…Hule and Arkadianou fell to Janice Tjen and Savannah Broadus from Pepperdine (2-6, 3-6) in the first round of NCAA doubles play…finished with a 28-7 record in singles in 2022…her winning percentage of .800 percent is tied for the eighth highest in school history for a single season…her 28 wins in 2021-22 is tied as the ninth-highest singles winning percentage in for a single year in school history…her career singles record of 96-49 gives her a .667 career winning percentage which is tied for the 12th highest singles winning percentage in school history…her career doubles record of 106-43 and her career doubles winning percentage of .711 is the third-highest winning percentage in school history. 


Ranked No. 7 nationally in the final ITA singles rankings of the 2020-22 season…ranked as high as No. 3 nationally in singles (May 4) and was the No. 3 seed in the NCAA Singles Championship…her No. 3 ranking is the highest in school history…began the fall season ranked No. 125 nationally and played her way up the rankings throughout the season…was ranked No. 22 nationally at the end of the fall season (Dec. 8)…jumped into the top-15 (March 23) at No. 15 and moved into the top-10 at No. 6 (April 6)…ranked No. 7 (April 13), No. 6 (April 20), No. 4 (April 27) and peaked at No. 3 (May 4).


Ranked No. 20 nationally in the final ITA doubles rankings of the 2021-22 season with Anna Arkadianou…played in the 2022 NCAA Doubles Championships with Arkadianou…the pair fell to Janice Tjen and Savannah Broadus of Pepperdine in the first round of the NCAA Doubles Championships…Hule and Arkadianou were ranked as high as No. 16 nationally (May 4)…nationally ranked for four of the final four polls of the regular season…ranked No. 68 (April 13), No. 54 (April 20), No. 17 (April 27) and No. 16 (May 4) to close out the regular season…nationally ranked for nine weeks with teammate Lesedi Jacobs…began the spring season ranked No. 29 and were ranked No. 71 during the first poll of the month of May 4)…ranked No. 29 (Feb. 9 and Feb. 23), No. 39 (March 4), No. 40 (March 23), No. 48 (April 6), No. 68 (April 13), No. 58 (April 20), No. 68 (April 27) and No. 71 (May 4). 


Regionally ranked No. 1 in the Southeast Region in singles at the conclusion of the 2021-22 season.


Regionally ranked No. 4 as a doubles pair with Anna Arkadianou at the conclusion the 2021-22 season. 


The 2022 ITA National Senior Player of the Year…All-American by the ITA and All-ACC First-Team for the first time in her career…a member of Florida State’s NCAA Tournament Team (Round of 32) as a senior…played in the 2022 NCAA singles and doubles competition…earned All-American honors in singles as selected by the ITA…named as the 2022 ITA Southeast Region Senior Player of the Year and the 2022 Southeast Region Most Improved Senior Player of the Year…named to the All-ACC Academic Women’s Tennis team…finished her final season with a 22-2 record in singles in the No. 1 position…totaled a 9-1 record against nationally ranked opponents in singles during the spring season…totaled 12 wins over players selected to play in the NCAA Singles Draw…played 20 matches against nationally ranked players…earned six wins against players ranked in the nation’s top 15…n each of her final nine matches of the regular season…did not lose in singles from March 18 to No. 5 ranked Emma Navarro of Virginia, 3-6, 2-6 through the first round of the singles competition in the NCAA Championship…won her first 16 singles sets in her first eight single matches and 31 of her first 34 sets in her first 19 matches of the spring…her nine-match winning streak includes to end the regular season included wins over No. 12 Cameron Morra of North Carolina, No. 20 Georgia Drummy of Duke and No. 87 Page Freeman of Notre Dame…won her first 12 single matches of the spring season with victories over No. 9 Jaeda Daniel of NC State, No. 32 Kit Gulihur of North Florida, No. 44 Carolyn Campana of Wake Forest, No. 58 Eden Richardson of Miami and No. 72 Carol Lee of Georgia Tech…a 14-11 record in doubles play while playing with three different partners…paired with Anna Arkadianou in the doubles competition at the NCAA Championships at the University of Illinois…played 15 matches against nationally ranked doubles teams…earned three doubles wins over players selected to play in the NCAA Doubles Draw…biggest doubles win of the season for the pair came with a 6-4 win over No. 1 ranked Elizabeth Scotty and Fiona Crawley of No. 1 ranked North Carolina in the quarterfinals of the ACC Championship in Rome, Ga…also earned a win over No. 24 Marlee Zein and Carly Briggs of the No. 19 ranked Florida Gators…won both of their matches in the ACC Championships with wins over No. 20 Page Freeman and Maria Olivia Castedo of Notre Dame along with Scotty and Crawley of North Carolina…defeated No. 75 ranked Eliza Omirou and Magaryta Bilokin of No. 10 Duke as the shorthanded Seminoles topped the Blue Devils in Tallahassee.

FALL 2021

Advanced to the Championship match at the ITA Division I Women’s Southeast Regional Championship with a 5-1 record in singles play…advanced to the Round of 16 in singles at the ITA National Fall Championships (1-1)…defeated Cameron Morra of North Carolina, 6-1, 6-7 (4), 7-5 before falling to Eryn Cayetano of Southern California, 2-6, 5-7 (1-1)…was 0-3 in singles play at the Torero Invitational…played doubles with Vic Allen in the ITA All-America Championships…the pair won their first match against Shura Poppe and Laia Conde Monofort of Tulsa (8-6) before falling to Anna Brylin and Brooke Killingsworth of Wake Forest in the second round (1-1)…also played with Allen in the ITA Southeast Regional Championships where they earned a 1-1 record.


A member of Florida State’s Elite 8 NCAA Tournament team…enjoyed a sensational season as she won 17 straight combined matches to end the season including an 8-0 record in the 2021 NCAA Tournament…her 16-3 mark in singles placed her with the best winning percentage on the team and the second-most total wins…led the team in winning percentage and was second in wins in dual match play…posted the fourth-highest single-season win percentage in program history (84.2)…posted a team-high nine-match win streak…was 9-1 in ACC play in singles…sits in second for all-time career doubles win percentage (74.6)…fourth for career doubles wins (88)…posted a 10-1 doubles record, all in duals, pairing with All-American Giulia Pairone…won eight straight doubles matches…went 3-1 versus ranked opponents in doubles play including a win over the nation’s 26th-ranked pair.


Earned ITA All-American honors along with Victoria Allen for their outstanding doubles play…finished her junior season with a 14-3 record in doubles play and a 6-9 record in singles play…totaled 22 overall wins as she helped Florida State become one of the top teams in the country as it peaked at No. 2 in the national rankings…the Seminoles’ No. 1 singles player throughout the spring season…played each of the final 14 matches of the year on court 1…totaled eight singles wins including win over No. 18 Texas A&M… played as one of the Seminoles’ top singles players with 12 matches on court No. 2 and three matches on court No. 1 during the season…earned her first ACC win of the season in Florida State’s victory over Miami…earned her only ranked singles win over No. 85 Daevenia Achong of Miami (7-6(2), 6-2) in the Seminoles’ regular season victory over the Hurricanes…teamed with Victoria Allen to form one of the top doubles teams in the nation…played as Florida State’s primary No 1 doubles teams and proved their ranking throughout the season…won each of their first six doubles matches of the spring season and each of their last eight before the season was ended on March 7 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic…earned a 10-3 record while playing on court 1 during the spring season…earned doubles victories over No. 1 North Carolina, No. 5 Ohio State, No 10 Virginia, No. 14 Washington, No. 15 UCF, No. 18 Texas A&M and No. 47 Clemson as the Seminoles ascended to the nation’s No 2 team ranking. 

FALL 2019

Was 7-6 in singles matches during the fall – a season highlighted by a 3-0 record and a singles championship at the Seminole All-Conference Showdown…she earned wins of Laura Rijkers of Arkansas (6-0, 6-0), Daniela La Fuente of Tulane (6-0, 6-2) and Raquel Amaro of East Tennessee State (6-2, 6-0) to earn the championship on her home court in Tallahassee…earned a 2-1 record in singles at the ITS Southeast Regional Championship in Tallahassee…earned a 10-2 record in doubles play with a 3-0 record at the Debbie Southern Invitational at Furman University (winning the championship in flight three), a 2-1 record at the ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, a 2-1 record at the ITA Southeast Regional Championships Tallahassee and a 3-0 record at the FSU All-Conference Showdown in Tallahassee (winning the championship in flight two).


Finished the season with a 9-5 singles record and a 16-7 doubles record… earned three wins over ranked teams in singles…defeated No. 31 Georgia Tech’s Victoria Flores 6-4, 6-2 on court five…took down No. 42 Notre Dame’s Rachel Chong in the next match with a 6-2, 6-2 win on court five…earned her third win against a ranked team when she took down No. 3 Duke’s Kaitlyn McCarthy on court four in the second round of the ACC Tournament… was a mainstay in the singles lineup during the postseason, playing in all four matches, coming away with two wins… played all season in the doubles lineup, mostly with Andrea Garcia, earning a 13-5 record together… helped lead the Seminoles to win 21 of 28 doubles point on the season.

FALL 2018

Finished the fall with a 2-5 singles record and a 5-4 doubles record… teamed up with senior transfer Ana Oparenovic for all nine doubles matches…began the fall as the 80th ranked singles player and was a part of the 28th ranked doubles pair with Oparenovic…after losing in the first round of the Debbie Southern Fall Classic hosted by Furman…came back to win her next two doubles matches with Oparenovic to take the Flight 2 doubles back draw title…earned second place in the top doubles flight at the Seminole All-Conference Showdown.


Earned All-ACC Second Team honors as a freshman…defeated Margo Pletcher of Utah (6-3, 6-2) and won her doubles match with partner Carla Touly in her first career spring match…along with partner Andrea Garcia, defeated No. 2 Vanderbilt’s top doubles pair 7-6 (5) to help Florida State secure the doubles point…dominated her match on court three against No. 3 Florida 6-1, 6-3 during the College MatchDay event held at the USTA National Center, live on the Tennis Channel…earned ACC Freshman of the Week for her performance against Florida…earned a singles and doubles win against FAU…went 2-0 in doubles and singles during military appreciation weekend against the Air Force Academy and Georgia Southern…won her first two ACC matches against No. 31 Clemson and Pittsburgh in three sets on court two…defeated No. 108 Sinead Lohan of No. 42 Miami in three sets (6-4, 5-7, 6-4) (Lohan was a two-time All-ACC First Team member and was ranked as high as No. 6 nationally in 2017)…earned the second ranked win of her career against North Carolina…defeated No. 24 Sara Daavettila in straight sets (6-4, 6-2)…earned her third straight win over a ranked opponent with a 6-3, 6-2 win on court two against No. 94 Eliza Omirou of No. 14 Wake Forest…won her first match on court one against No. 89 Asiya Dair, 6-2, 6-1, to improve to 4-2 against ranked opponents…helped defeat Virginia Tech 7-0 with a 6-7, 7-6, 10-6 win on court two…defeated Notre Dame’s Brooke Broda 6-2, 6-1 on court two…was the first off the court with a 7-5, 6-4 win over Louisville’s Mariana Humberg…dominated her opponent 6-4, 6-0 on court two in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against UNF (May 11).

FALL 2017

Enrolled in the fall and had a strong start to her college career, posting an 8-4 singles record and an 11-2 doubles record including two doubles titles with partner Andrea Garcia…went 2-1 in her first tournament, the Furman Fall Classic… she defeated Cassandra Vazquez of North Carolina and Danielle Wolf of Ohio State in the fifth-place match… in doubles, Hule and Garcia went 2-1 as well with a win over Chandler Carter and Courtney Meredith of Wake Forest 8-5 in the fifth-place match…In just her second tournament as a freshman, Hule won her first doubles title, she won four straight matches including a 6-3 win over Frey and Varon of Pitt in the finals of the Northwestern Wildcat Invitational…Hule went 2-1 in singles during the same tournament… she made it to the round of 16 in singles in her first ITA Southeast Regional appearance and the quarterfinals of doubles…In her final tournament of the fall Hule garnered her second doubles title of her young career, going 3-0 in the top doubles bracket of the FSU All-Conference Showdown…she made it to the singles final of the top bracket as well with a convincing 6-2, 6-0 win over Katarina Kozarov of Furman in the semifinals.


Graduated from Henley High School in 2017…has won six ITF junior doubles titles since 2014, when she made her debut in the Women’s Tennis Association rankings…Hule was the best in the state of South Australia for under 14’s, 16’s and 18’s (2013-2017)…has played in the Australian Junior Open each year since 2014, where she made her debut at the age of 14 and played doubles with her older sister, Chloe…was the first person from South Australia to pass the first round since 2011…since 2013 Hule has participated on tour in the United States, Europe, Fiji, and New Zealand. Due to her outstanding performance on the ITF circuit, Hule was selected to represent Australia as “orange girl” in the 2015 Junior Fed Cup, the world cup of tennis… was the winner of the Fiji B2 doubles in 2016.


Born March 5, 1999…Petra is the daughter of Angela Hule…an older sister, Chloe, played tennis at the University of Colorado (2017-18) and at TCU (2018-19)…she graduated from TCU following her playing career…played the violin for six years growing up…aspires to be a professional tennis player…graduated from Florida State with a major in English on April 30, 2022.