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.
The top seed defeated American qualifier, world no.114 Denis Kudla, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (7) to reach the fourth round of Wimbledon. He goes on to face no.17 seed Cristian Garin of Chile on Monday (1-0 H2H).
Novak eased into the second round of the Gentleman's singles, after coming back from a set down to beat wild card Jack Draper 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2.
The only grass court Major event will be held from June 28 to July 11, at the All England Lawn Tennis Club. In his 16th appearance at Wimbledon, Novak will open title defence campaign against world no.250 Jack Draper (GBR, WC) on Monday at 13:00 BST / 14:00 CET.
Novak saved four match points in the second set and led 4-0 in the third set tie-break, but haven't made it into the Nitto ATP Finals championship match. Dominic Thiem clinched a 7-5, 6-7 (10), 7-6 (5) win in three hours. The Serbian star has enjoyed another exceptional season, capturing four titles, and has finished as world no.1 for the sixth time in the past 10 years.
Novak earned a semi-final spot following a 6-3, 7-6 (4) win over Alexander Zverev (GER, 6). For a place in the final, the top seed will face third-seeded Austrian Dominic Thiem on Saturday at 15:00 CET.
Top seed and five-time former champion failed in attempt to score his second win in as many matches at the 2020 season finale in London, as he was defeated by no.4 seed Daniil Medvedev 3-6, 3-6 in one hour and 21 minutes at The O2 Arena. Novak will look to book his place in the last four when he meets Alexander Zverev (GER, 6) on Friday.
Novak started his Nitto ATP Finals run with a 6-3, 6-2 win over eighth seed Diego Schwartzman. The world no.1 beat the Argentine season finale debutant in 78 minutes to move to 1-0 in Group Tokyo 1970.
Third seed Roger Federer defeated no.2 seed Novak 6-4, 6-3 to reach the last four at the Nitto ATP Finals. The Serb, who has won the season finale title five times, will finish the year as world no.2.