The Serbian star was at his best at the Qi Zhong stadium, outplaying the first-time ATP World Tour Masters 1000 finalist Borna Coric 6-3, 6-4 to seize his 32nd ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title, which moves him within one of Rafael Nadal for the most at the elite level
A flawless performance from Novak gave him a 6-2, 6-1 win over Alexander Zverev and a place in the Shanghai Rolex Masters final. The Serb, aiming for his 32nd Masters title, will play Borna Coric (CRO, 13) on Sunday at 10.30 CET
Nole put in a dominant performance to beat 16th seed Marco Cecchinato 6-4, 6-0 and reach the Rolex Shanghai Masters quarter-finals. For a place in the last 4, Novak takes on no.7 seed Kevin Anderson on Friday
Second seed Novak Djokovic began his quest for a record fourth Rolex Shanghai Masters championship when he defeated Jeremy Chardy 6-3, 7-5 on Tuesday.
Novak made tennis history on Sunday, becoming the first player to win all nine Masters 1000 titles since the series started in 1990. Djokovic claimed his 70th ATP Tour title with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Roger Federer in the Western & Southern Open final.
Novak continued his quest for the Career Golden Masters, edging past 2016 champion Marin Cilic 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 into the Western & Southern Open final. He will meet even-time former titlist Roger Federer (SUI, 2) in Sunday's final (16:00 local time / 22:00 CET).
Nole continued his career 'Golden Masters' quest as he beat Milos Raonic 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 to move within a match of his sixth Cincinnati final. He will next meet no.7 seed Marin Cilic of Croatia
Novak won four of the final seven games of a two-day clash with the defending champion Dimitrov, to advance 2-6, 6-3, 6-4. He will take on Canada's Milos Raonic in the quarter-final later tonight