World no.1 defeated reigning Nitto ATP Finals champion Alexander Zverev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2, advancing to the last four on the Parisian terre battue for the ninth time. For a place in the French Open final, Novak will meet fourth seed Dominic Thiem (Friday about 15:30 CET)
The four-time former titlist survived a serious scare from Juan Martin Del Potro at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia on Friday, fighting off two match points to rally past the Argentine 4-6, 7-6 (6), 6-4 and reach his 10th semi-final in Rome
Novak will take on no.5 seed Dominic Thiem in Saturday's semi-final (16:00 CET). The Austrian defeated Roger Federer (SUI, 4) in three sets.
Noval overcame a formidable challenge from no.5 seed Nikoloz Basilashvili, having to come from a set down to reach the Qatar Open semis. He will meet seventh seed Roberto Bautista Agut on Friday
Second seed continued his quest for a 33rd ATP Masters 1000 title and record-extending fifth Paris trophy with a 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 victory over no.5 seed Marin Cilic. He will face Roger Federer (SUI, 3) in the last four on Saturday
Djokovic beat John Millman 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 in a fiercely contested quarter-final on Wednesday night. The match lasted 2 hours and 49 minutes. Novak faces 2014 runner-up Kei Nishikori (#21 seed) for a place in the final