Novak improved to 2-0 in Red Group at the Nitto ATP Finals on Wednesday, following a convincing 6-4, 6-1 win over sixth seed Andrey Rublev in just 67 minutes. He will face fourth seed Daniil Medvedev (H2H 7-4) in his final round-robin match on Friday at 14:00 CET.
Novak began his quest for a record-equalling sixth Nitto ATP Finals title with a straight sets victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas. The seventh seed dictated the contest perfectly to clinch his ninth consecutive win over the Greek 6-4, 7-6 (4). The match lasted one hour and 37 minutes.
In his 15th appearance at the prestigious event, Novak will attempt to win a record-tying sixth title. He lifted the ATP Finals trophy in 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.
The 19-year-old Dane, who was triumphant in Stockholm and Munich this year, put in a remarkable and brave performance, to defeat Novak 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 and lift his maiden ATP Masters 1000 trophy.
The defending champion outplayed the fifth-seeded Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (4) in two hours and 20 minutes to reach his 56th Masters 1000 tournament final. Djokovic, the six-time Bercy champion, will next face Denmark's Holger Rune (Sunday, 15:00 CET).