"Reflecting on what I've been through in the past year, it's quite a phenomenal achievement", said Djokovic after making the quarter-finals in Paris when Bosnian opponent Damir Dzumhur retired trailing 6-1, 2-1.
"Reflecting on what I've been through in the previous year, it's quite a phenomenal achievement", said Djokovic who will face Marin Cilic for a spot in the semi-finals. "I would love to be in London, of course", said Nadal, who will wait on making a decision on his participation at the season finale.
"I always believe in myself, but it was highly improbable (five months ago) considering my ranking and the way I played and felt on the court".
Later Thursday, Federer faces volatile Italian Fabio Fognini for a place in the last eight.
Djokovic is seeking to reclaim the top ranking from Rafael Nadal at a tournament the Spaniard has never won.
Anderson next faces Japan's 10th seed Kei Nishikori, who he defeated in the Austria final.
Roger Federer, who confirmed he will play at the event for the first time since 2015, received a bye in the second round after Canada's Milos Raonic also pulled out due to a right-elbow injury. After winning at Wimbledon, the Serb became the champion of the US Open and won the Masters in Cincinnati and Shanghai. "So as I said, I can't be too ecstatic about it".
"I am very close to London, to securing my spot mathematically", Cilic said.
The prized end-of-year No 1 accolade is one Djokovic has earned on four separate occasions, just like Nadal, who could still be back in London in less than a fortnight to challenge him again for the top spot at the end-of-season ATP finals.
Nadal revealed he was advised by his doctor that he would not be able to play the full ATP 1000 tournament, describing the latest setback of a "tough year" during which a knee injury forced him out of a Flushing Meadows semi-final against Juan Martín del Potro after two sets.
Austrian sixth seed Dominic Thiem reached the quarter-finals in Paris for the first time, seeing off in-form Borna Coric 6-7 (3/7), 6-2, 7-5.
Meanwhile, fifth seed Marin Cilic cruised into the third round with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over German veteran Philipp Kohlschreiber.
In other matches today, American defending champion Jack Sock progressed to round three.
The Duke and Duchess received a very warm welcome in the New Zealand town and fans lined the street to greet them both. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are making the best out of the time they have left on their royal tour.
Tala Farea had been missing from Fairfax since August 24, according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. A George Mason spokesman called the news of her death "tragic", and said the university was cooperating with police.
USA stocks tumbled overnight, confirming a correction for the Nasdaq and erasing the Dow and S&P 500's gains for the year. Reacting after hours, Netflix dipped 1.9 percent and Facebook , which reports results on October 30, lost 1.5 percent.
Leicester were due to play Southampton tonight at the King Power Stadium but that Carabao Cup tie was postponed on Sunday. Books of condolence have been opened at the King Power Stadium and are available from 8am to 10pm every day.
On Sunday evening, defeated candidate Fernando Haddad did not make the traditional congratulatory phone call to Mr Bolsonaro . But the hugely divisive Workers' Party founder was barred from running because he is serving a 12-year prison sentence.
CNN President Jeff Zucker said another suspicious package addressed to CNN was intercepted Monday at an Atlanta post office. On Twitter on Sunday, he savaged billionaire businessman Tom Steyer, another target of the mail bombs.
Sixers big man Joel Embiid embarrassed himself in his attempt buy a call in Tuesday's game against the Pistons. He played 24 minutes Monday and finished with 10 points and 11 rebounds in 27 minutes Wednesday.
On the contrary, she has said she fully intends to see out her term, which is supposed to end in 2021, and not seek a fifth term. Merkel's party managed an unimpressive win, narrowly salvaging a majority for its regional governing coalition with the Greens.
It's twice as tall as the Statue of Liberty
He added that the statue will remind those who question India's existence that this nation was, is and will remain eternal. Tharoor said BJP had no answer to the query why they did not erect a bigger statue of the Mahatma.
OnePlus 6T India price announced a day after the global launch
The company says it's worked hard on the camera software to improve low-light photography and has dubbed the feature Night Mode. Both the handsets will feature 16MP + 20MP dual rear camera setup on the rear with Sony IMX519 sensor has LED flash also.
Apple’s laptop line is more of a mess than ever
Apple has introduced a new MacBook Air with a 13-inch Retina display, Touch ID , the latest processors and a more portable design. It's got 17% less volume than the previous one, is 10% thinner at 15.6mm and Apple says it's kept the weight down to 1.2kg.
Modi, Abe build ties amid concerns
An India-Japan vision statement issued after the summit-level meeting between the two leaders welcomed the swap agreement. PM Modi also lauded the Indian diaspora for introducing Kabbadi and Cricket in Japan where martial art is very popular.