Novak won the five-set epic despite an injury. The top seed and eight-time titlist recorded a 7-6 (1), 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 6-2 victory in 3 hours and 25 minutes to set a R16 clash with Milos Raonic (CAN, 14, H2H 11-0).
World no.1 added another straight-sets win to his 2020 Roland Garros record on Saturday, sailing past Daniel Elahi Galan 6-0, 6-3, 6-2 to reach the last 16 for the 14th time. He goes on to face no.15 seed Karen Khachanov (RUS, H2H 3-1).
The top seed and four-time titlist beat his compatriot and Davis Cup teammate Filip Krajinovic 7-6 (7), 6-3 in two hours and seven minutes at Centrale to reach the Internazionali BNL d’Italia quarter-finals.
Novak beat German no.28 seed Jan-Lennard Struff 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 in Arthur Ashe Stadium in one hour and 42 minutes on Friday night to reach the US Open fourth round. He will next play 20th seed Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain, against whom he holds a 3-0 H2H career mark.
Djokovic improved to a perfect 20-0 record in 2020, following a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Tennys Sandgren, for a place in the quarter-finals. He next faces German Jan-Lennard Struff (ATP #34).
Four-time former champion beat Kyle Edmund 7-6 (7), 6-1 to advance into his eighth quarter-final in Bercy. Novak will next take on no.7 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas (H2H 1-2).
The 2016 champion booked his place in the fourth round at Roland Garros for a 13th time, following 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Italian Salvatore Caruso (ATP #147). Novak will next face German Jan-Lennard Struff (1-0 H2H)