Next up for the two-time former champion is no.13 seed Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP).
World no.55 Jiri Vesely ended Novak’s Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters campaign with a 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 win in two hours and six minutes on Wednesday.
With a 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 win over Tomas Berdych, Novak became the first player ever to win the opening three ATP World Tour Masters 1000 events of the season.
Top seed and 2013 titlist beat eight-time former champion Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-3 in the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters blockbuster semi-final.
Novak beat no.8 seed Marin Cilic 6-0, 6-3 in 65 minutes to reach the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters last four on Friday.
Nole cruised into the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters quarter-finals, knocking out world no.52 Andreas Haider-Maurer (AUT) 6-4, 6-0 in just 56 minutes.