The Serbian star was at his best at the Qi Zhong stadium, outplaying the first-time ATP World Tour Masters 1000 finalist Borna Coric 6-3, 6-4 to seize his 32nd ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title, which moves him within one of Rafael Nadal for the most at the elite level
A flawless performance from Novak gave him a 6-2, 6-1 win over Alexander Zverev and a place in the Shanghai Rolex Masters final. The Serb, aiming for his 32nd Masters title, will play Borna Coric (CRO, 13) on Sunday at 10.30 CET
Nole put in a dominant performance to beat 16th seed Marco Cecchinato 6-4, 6-0 and reach the Rolex Shanghai Masters quarter-finals. For a place in the last 4, Novak takes on no.7 seed Kevin Anderson on Friday
Second seed Novak Djokovic began his quest for a record fourth Rolex Shanghai Masters championship when he defeated Jeremy Chardy 6-3, 7-5 on Tuesday.
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.