The world no.1 beat Kei Nishikori of Japan 6-2, 6-0 in just 70 minutes, as he continued his quest for a first Olympic tennis gold medal. Novak will next play Alexander Zverev (GER, 4) on Friday.
The draw for the Tokyo Olympic tennis tournament has been made. Novak is a top seed and will open his campaign in singles competition against world no.139 Hugo Dellien (Bolivia).
Novak has become the first singles player to qualify for the 2021 Nitto ATP Finals, to be held at the Pala Alpitour in Turin from November 14-21, after he captured a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title over Matteo Berrettini on Sunday at The Championships, Wimbledon.
Impressive Novak won his 20th career Grand Slam title, tying Roger Federer’s and Rafael Nadal's all-time record. The top seed rallied from a set down to defeat Matteo Berrettini 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 and claimed The Championships trophy for the sixth time.
Nole defeated 10th seed Denis Shapovalov 7-6 (3), 7-5, 7-5 to set a championship showdown against seventh seed Matteo Berrettini.
Novak continued his quest for a third consecutive Wimbledon title with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 win over unseeded Marton Fucsovics on Centre Court. He will face Denis Shapovalov (CAN, 10) in Friday's semi-final.