Novak Djokovic – Denis Shapovalov (Head-to-Head)
Novak will face Denis Shapovalov in the second round in Shanghai on Wednesday not before 6:30 PM local time (not before 12:30 PM CET).
The last time they played was in Rome this year where Novak won in straight sets.
Novak and his doubles partner Filip Krajinovic beat the fifth seeds Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies 6-3 3-6 10-3 and reached the second round.
Novak beat John Millman 6-3 6-2 and won his first Japan Open title, his fourth title this year and his 76th career title.
Novak: “It was a fantastic week. I didn’t drop a set, I played really well. I felt great on the court, felt very welcomed by the Japanese people, off the court as well. Just overall, a great experience. I’m going to Shanghai with great confidence and hope I can finish the year in style.”