Novak improved to a perfect 29-0 record at the China Open last year after he won his sixth Beijing title with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Rafael Nadal in the final.
The only Masters event in the Chinese region was awarded ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Tournament of the Year in its first four years (2009-2012). In 2015, Novak defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-2, 6-4 in the final.
Nole is going back to Paris where he was victorious four times. He toppled Andy Murray for the title last year (6-2, 6-4).
The prestigious year-end championships will be staged at The O2 Arena in London. Novak will attempt to win a record-tying sixth title. He successfully defended his crown last year with victory over Roger Federer in the final (6-3, 6-4).