Nole beat fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-2, 5-7, 4-6, 6-1 after a great battle to reach his fifth French Open final. He will take on Rafael Nadal (ESP, 2) in the championship match on Sunday (15:00 CET).
Novak continued his pursuit of a second Roland Garros title on Wednesday, following a 4-6, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4 comeback triumph over no.17 seed Pablo Carreno Busta to progress into his 10th French Open semi-final. The top seed will next take on fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) who defeated Andrey Rublev (RUS, 13) in straight sets.
Nole produced another solid win when he beat no.15 seed Karen Khachanov (RUS) 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 to advance into his 14th Roland Garros quarter-finals. For a spot in the last four, the top seed will play Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP, 17).
World no.1 added another straight-sets win to his 2020 Roland Garros record on Saturday, sailing past Daniel Elahi Galan 6-0, 6-3, 6-2 to reach the last 16 for the 14th time. He goes on to face no.15 seed Karen Khachanov (RUS, H2H 3-1).
Top seed recorded his 70th career French Open match win as he crushed Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis 6-1, 6-2, 6-2. Novak will look to continue his pursuit of a second Roland Garros title when he plays Daniel Elahi Galan (COL, LL) in the third round on Saturday.
2016 champion began his quest for a second Roland Garros trophy on Tuesday in Paris, when he defeated Mikael Ymer of Sweden 6-0, 6-2, 6-3 on Court Philippe-Chatrier.
Novak beat Diego Schwartzman 7-5, 6-3 to win a fifth Italian Open title and a record 36th Masters 1000 crown on Monday. The world no.1 showed his best form ahead of Roland Garros and lifted his fourth title of the season, adding to the Australian Open, ATP Dubai and Cincinnati Masters crowns. He also won the inaugural ATP Cup with team Serbia.
Novak advanced to his 10th Internazionali BNL d'Italia final on Sunday, following a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Casper Ruud. The top seed plays no.8 seed Diego Schwartzman (ARG) on Monday, looking to capture a record-breaking 36th ATP Masters 1000 title.
Nole continued his bid for a record 36th ATP Masters 1000 title. The world no.1 advanced to his 11th semi-final at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia, following a 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 win against German qualifier Dominik Koepfer. He next faces Casper Ruud (NOR, ATP #34).