Kecmanovic defeated Lorenzo Musetti 6-7 (7), 6-2, 6-1. Novak then suffered a 2-6, 6-2, 5-7 loss to Jannik Sinner in a pulsating battle. Sinner and Lorenzo Sonego brought the crucial third point to their team for a place in the Davis Cup Final where they will meet Australia.
Fourth seed Jannik Sinner recorded his first ever win over Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-7, 7-6, to hand the world no.1 his first loss since Wimbledon. The defending champion will look to book his place in the last four when he meets alternate Hubert Hurkacz in the final round-robin match on Thursday.
Novak clinched his record-extending eighth year-end no.1 finish when he defeated eighth seed Holger Rune 7-6, 6-7, 6-3 in his opening match at the Nitto ATP Finals.
The draw ceremony for the 2023 Nitto ATP Finals has been made on Thursday afternoon. In his 16th appearance at the prestigious event, Novak will attempt to win a record seventh title. He lifted the ATP Finals trophy in 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2022.
Top sed Novak Djokovic delivered clinical performance to clinch a record-extending seventh title at the Rolex Paris Masters, and his 97th career trophy, with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Grigor Dimitrov.
Top seed Novak Djokovic set up a Paris Masters final against Grigor Dimitrov by beating no.5 seed Andrey Rublev 5-7, 7-6 (3), 7-5 to continue his outstanding run of form.