Defending champion advanced into the last 16 at the Western & Southern Open on Tuesday, following a 7-5, 6-1 win over world no.45 Sam Querrey. The match lasted one hour and 18 minutes.
Novak is no.1 seed and has a first round BYE. He will open his title defence campaign against Sam Querrey (USA, ATP #45). The Serbian star claimed the historic crown in 2018 to become the first singles player to achieve Career Golden Masters.
Novak beat Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 6-7 (2), 6-3 to move into the championship match of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia, which will be his 49th ATP Masters 1000 final. Next up is Rafael Nadal (ESP, 2)
The four-time former titlist survived a serious scare from Juan Martin Del Potro at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia on Friday, fighting off two match points to rally past the Argentine 4-6, 7-6 (6), 6-4 and reach his 10th semi-final in Rome
World no.1 advanced in straight sets on Thursday at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia, the season's third and final clay-court ATP Masters 1000 tournament. Novak wasted no time in his first match today, as he dismissed Canada's Denis Shapovalov 6-1, 6-3 in just 66 minutes