Novak and his fellow Serbian, Filip Krajinovic, advanced to the second round at the Rolex Shanghai Masters with a 6-3, 3-6, 10-3 victory against fifth-seeds and 2019 French Open winners, Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies.
Novak and Fabio Fognini missed on a great opportunity to beat doubles specialists Lukasz Kubot (POL) and Marcelo Melo (BRA) and reach finals at the BNP Paribas Open. The Serbian/Italian duo lost a tight contest 6-7 (5), 6-2, 6-10 after one hour and 40 minutes of play
Novak and Fabio Fognini beat doubles specialists Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau 7-6 (6), 2-6, 10-6 to advance into the last four at the BNP Paribas Open. The Serbian/Italian combination play no.6 seeds Lukasz Kubot (POL) and Marcelo Melo (BRA) for a place in the final
Two great champions Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer closed out the first day of the second edition of the Laver Cup. Europe leads Team World 3-1 after Day 1.
Novak and Kevin Anderson missed on a great chance to beat doubles specialists Nikola Mektic and Alexander Peya and reach semi-finals at the Toronto Masters. Mektic and Peya needed an hour and 34 minutes of action to clinch a 7-5, 7-5 win over the Serbian/South African pair
Novak and Viktor saved one match point en-route to a 5-7, 6-1, 11-9 victory over Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut. They face Klaase/Ram in quarter-finals.