Novak beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-2, 6-4 to win his ninth title in 2015 (three Major trophies, five Masters 1000 shields and one ATP 500 crown).
Nole will play against 16th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga for his third Shanghai Masters title (Sunday at 16:30 local time/10:30 CET).
The top seed recorded a 7-6 (6), 6-1 victory against world no.20 Bernard Tomic at the Shanghai Rolex Masters on Friday.
Novak has been named the Sportsman of the Year for 2014, at the Laureus World Sports Awards at the world-famous Shanghai Grand Theatre on Wednesday.
Novak recorded a convincing 6-4, 6-2 win over no.5 seed David Ferrer on Friday to advance into the Masters 1000 event last four.