The defending champion cruised through his fourth round match with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 victory over Ugo Humbert in one hour and 42 minutes, reaching the last eight of a major for the 45th time. He goes on to face no.21 seed David Goffin (5-1 H2H) on Wednesday.
The third Grand Slam of the season will be held from July 1-14, at the All England Lawn Tennis Club. In his 15th appearance at Wimbledon, Novak will open title defence campaign against world no.57 Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) in their 13th career meeting (10-2 H2H).
Alexander Zverev earned his biggest career title to date by winning ATP Finals in London 6-4, 6-3 over five-time former champion Novak. The world no.1 earned 1000 ATP points this week and will finish the 2018 season atop of the rankings with 9,045 points, 1,565 more that Nadal
Djokovic defeated fifth-seeded Marin Cilic 7-6 (7), 6-2 on Friday to finish Group Guga Kuerten with a perfect 3-0 record. He will take on the South African on Saturday at 20:00 local time (21:00 CET) for a spot in the Nitto ATP Finals championship match
The world no.1 moved to 1-0 in Group Guga Kuerten after beating no.8 seed John Isner 6-4, 6-3 at the Nitto ATP Finals on Monday. It was a masterful performance from Djokovic who hit 21 winners and had just six unforced errors
In his 11th appearance at the prestigious event, Novak will attempt to win a record-tying sixth title. He is placed in Group "Guga Kuerten" with Zverev, Cilic and Isner