Third seed Roger Federer defeated no.2 seed Novak 6-4, 6-3 to reach the last four at the Nitto ATP Finals. The Serb, who has won the season finale title five times, will finish the year as world no.2.
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.
Novak completed dream season capturing a career-high 11th title of the year and fifth ATP World Tour Finals trophy (b.Federer 6-3, 6-4)
Top seed and defending champion suffered his sixth match loss of a season on Tuesday in his second RR match at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals.