Novak produced an impressive performance on Sunday to lift the Nitto ATP Finals trophy as an undefeated champion, following a 7-5, 6-3 triumph over third seed Casper Ruud in 92 minutes. The Serbian star equaled Roger Federer’s record of six titles at the year-end event.
Novak eliminated Taylor Fritz 7-6 (5), 7-6 (6) to reach his eighth career year-end tournament final. The seventh seed will take on Casper Ruud in the championship match on Sunday.
Novak remains undefeated at the Nitto ATP Finals this year after a thrilling RR3 victory over Daniil Medvedev 6-3, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (2). He will face Taylor Fritz (USA, 8) in the semi-finals on Saturday.
Novak improved to 2-0 in Red Group at the Nitto ATP Finals on Wednesday, following a convincing 6-4, 6-1 win over sixth seed Andrey Rublev in just 67 minutes. He will face fourth seed Daniil Medvedev (H2H 7-4) in his final round-robin match on Friday at 14:00 CET.
Novak began his quest for a record-equalling sixth Nitto ATP Finals title with a straight sets victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas. The seventh seed dictated the contest perfectly to clinch his ninth consecutive win over the Greek 6-4, 7-6 (4). The match lasted one hour and 37 minutes.
In his 15th appearance at the prestigious event, Novak will attempt to win a record-tying sixth title. He lifted the ATP Finals trophy in 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.
2018 Nitto ATP Finals trophy holder Alexander Zverev put in a high quality performance to beat five-time former champion 7-6, 4-6, 6-3 in 2 hours and 28 minutes, reaching the title match for the second time.
Novak scored a third straight win at the Nitto ATP Finals in Turin, beating alternate Cameron Norrie 6-2, 6-1. He goes on to play no.3 seed Alexander Zverev in Saturday's semi-final.
Five-time champion Novak Djokovic recorded a 6-3, 6-2 victory over fifth seed Andrey Rublev on Wednesday at the Nitto ATP Finals to qualify for the semi-finals (he will play Alexander Zverev), as he moved to 2-0 in GREEN Group action.
Novak got his Turin season finale campaign off to a good start against Casper Ruud, with a 7:6, 6:2 victory in his opening round-robin match on Monday. The Serbian star moved to 1-0 in Green Group, as well as Andrey Rublev (RUS, 5) who outplayed Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE, 4).