Novak completed the 2016 season with a 65-9 W/L record and seven titles won, and finished year as no. 2 for the second time in his career.
The world no.1 and four-time champion lost the Italian Open final to no.2 seed Andy Murray 3-6, 3-6 in one hour and 35 minutes.
Nole claimed his 11th Grand Slam trophy with a 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 (3) victory over 2nd seed Andy Murray in two hours and 53 minutes.
Novak reached his eighth consecutive US Open semi-finals with a 7-6 (1), 6-7 (1), 6-2, 6-4 win over Andy Murray on Wednesday night.
Nole and his friend and rival Andy Murray were among the world’s leading tennis stars and former greats who took part in celebration of the World Tennis Day.