After helping Serbia to reach the Davis Cup semi-final, Novak begins preparations for the European clay-court swing.
Nole recovered from a set down to beat no.6 seed Kei Nishikori 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 in the semi-finals of the ATP Masters 1000 event in Rome.
The top seed defeated world no.37 Thomaz Bellucci 0-6, 6-3, 6-2 to set up a quarter-final showdown with Rafael Nadal (ESP, 5).
After winning Doha, the Australian Open and the first two Masters events in 2016, Novak is full of confidence ahead of the European clay-court swing.
After winning the Australian Open and the first two Masters 1000 events in 2015, Novak is full of confidence ahead of the European clay-court swing.
Novak came back from a set down to beat Philipp Kohlschreiber 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 and reach his eighth quarter-final in Rome in as many years.