The world no.1 claimed a record fourth BNP Paribas Masters title on Sunday with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over no.2 seed Andy Murray.
Nole will play against 16th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga for his third Shanghai Masters title (Sunday at 16:30 local time/10:30 CET).
The final is set and this year French Open will have a first time winner. Nole meets Stan Wawrinka (SUI, 8) on Sunday.
The world no.1 beat no.6 seed 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0 to win an eighth major, joining Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl and Andre Agassi in fifth place on the Open Era major titles list.
The top seed beat Andy Murray (GBR, 8) in straight sets, 7-5, 6-2, to progress into the BNP Paribas Masters semi-final on Friday.
Novak is chasing his second title in London, while Andy is bidding to become the first British male to win Wimbledon in 77 years.