Four-time former champion beat Kyle Edmund 7-6 (7), 6-1 to advance into his eighth quarter-final in Bercy. Novak will next take on no.7 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas (H2H 1-2).
Top-seeded Novak rallied from 3-5 down in the first set to beat French lucky loser Corentin Moutet 7-6, 6-4 on Wednesday, kicking off his quest for a fifth Rolex Paris Masters title.
No.6 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas beat top seed and defending champion Novak Djokovic in the Rolex Shanghai Masters quarter-final on Friday. The Greek completed the second career victory over Novak in their three meetings, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3. The match lasted 2 hours and 2 minutes.
Novak and his fellow Serbian, Filip Krajinovic, advanced to the second round at the Rolex Shanghai Masters with a 6-3, 3-6, 10-3 victory against fifth-seeds and 2019 French Open winners, Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies.