Uslu joins the Hokies with a wealth of experience competing in her native Turkey, including representing her national team at the U12, U14, U16 and U18 age groups. In 2018, her team placed fourth in the ITF World Junior Tennis Finals. The following year, she was part of the ISF World Champion team at Okyanus High School. Uslu has won five Tennis Europe singles titles, including the TE Development Championship. She has enjoyed much success in ITF Juniors competition, including 10 singles titles and two doubles crowns.
On five occasions, Uslu has reached the quarter-finals of the ITF women’s quarter-finals. She has held an ITF Junior ranking of 90 and a WTA ranking of 868.