After winning his second Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters title on Sunday, Novak strengthened his place atop men’s tennis with 13,845 points.
With a 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 win over Tomas Berdych, Novak became the first player ever to win the opening three ATP World Tour Masters 1000 events of the season.
Top seed and 2013 titlist beat eight-time former champion Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-3 in the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters blockbuster semi-final.
Novak beat no.8 seed Marin Cilic 6-0, 6-3 in 65 minutes to reach the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters last four on Friday.
Nole cruised into the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters quarter-finals, knocking out world no.52 Andreas Haider-Maurer (AUT) 6-4, 6-0 in just 56 minutes.
Novak has been named the Sportsman of the Year for 2014, at the Laureus World Sports Awards at the world-famous Shanghai Grand Theatre on Wednesday.
The top seed looked good in his first clay match in 2015. He beat Spanish qualifier Albert Ramos-Viñolas 6-1, 6-4 in R2 on Tuesday.
Today, Novak has moved into outright sixth place in the list of players who have spent the most weeks at No. 1 in the Emirates ATP Rankings.
Novak is a top seed and has a first-round BYE. He will open his campaign against world no.67 Albert Ramos-Vinolas (ESP, Q).
After winning the Australian Open and the first two Masters 1000 events in 2015, Novak is full of confidence ahead of the European clay-court swing.