Emily Novikov traveled to Tuscon Arizona to play National Level 3 Tournament. She won the doubles title with her partner Anya Murthy (norcal). It turned out that her doubles partner was also her opponent in the finals of the singles tournament. Emily lost in two sets 4-6 and 5-7, playing aggressive tennis but was unable to deal with the defensive style of her opponent. Novikov played spectacular semifinal match where she won 6-1, 6-1 (S.Kumar).