Paulinho - back in the side after injury, along with Jan Vertonghen - fired home just beyond the hour mark to secure a share of the spoils for us.
Shane Long had previously given Hull the lead.
Spurs: Lloris; Walker, Dawson, Vertonghen, Rose; Lennon, Bentaleb, Paulinho, Eriksen; Adebayor (Kane, 90), Soldado. Unused subs: Friedel, Kaboul, Naughton, Capoue, Chadli, Sigurdsson.
Hull City: Harper; Elmohamady (Boyd, 70), Rosenior, Davies, McShane, Figueroa; Huddlestone, Meyler, Brady (Koren, 70); Jelavic (Sagbo, 88), Long. Unused subs: Jakupovic, Bruce, Fryatt, Quinn.
Goals: Hull - Long (12). Spurs - Paulinho (61).
Yellow card: Spurs - Soldado.
Referee: Mr A Taylor.