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Novak Djokovic eases past Lorenzo Musetti

Novak Djokovic is through to his eighth Paris Masters semi-final thanks to a dominant 6-0, 6-3 victory

Djokovic is 44-8 in Paris, securing all the records at this event and seeking the seventh trophy

The Serb has won the last 12 matches, playing on a high level and seeking the fourth consecutive

He lost nine points in his service games, getting broken at the start of the second set

Novak had 14 winners and 15 unforced errors, while Lorenzo stayed under ten direct points and sprayed almost 30 unforced

Novak held at 15 in the encounter's first game with a service winner and grabbed an early break

Djokovic closed the third game at love and seized the second opportunity on the return in the

The Serb fired another booming serve to secure the fifth game, forcing the Italian to serve to

The youngster raised his level at the start of the second set and scored a break at 15

The Serb held at love in game five for 3-2 and delivered the crucial break in the

Novak served well in game seven for 5-2 and had a chance to seal the deal behind

Djokovic produced a hold at love to emerge at the top and advance into the semi-final