Djokovic will play Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut in today's semi-final, who beat three-time Grand Slam victor Stan Wawrinka in straight sets 6-4, 6-4.
"It was a tough tournament for me, considering the amount of matches I played, both singles and doubles", the Serb said.
"It was an unbelievable atmosphere".
'He was a better player for two sets and no doubt I managed to break his resistance, I would say, towards the end of the second set.
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"To talk about who is going to win it, we know who the usual suspects are and I'm part of that bunch, so it's all good". That's why Novak is No. 1 in the world. "But this is what I was looking forward to getting from this tournament, as many matches as possible, to get ready for the Australian Open". The Serbian player leads head to head meetings 1-0, they already faced each other at the Monte Carlo Masters with Novak prevailing in straight sets, 6-4 6-2.
However, the Georgian, who won the China Open in October, was unable to maintain that level and Djokovic fought back to secure a 4-6 6-3 6-4 success in just under two hours. I had to play a lot of lines and serve very well.
Djokovic needed a decider to overcome Marton Fucsovics on Wednesday after dropping the opener and he was broken twice early on in the first set as Basilashvili took charge.
A backhand victor eventually secured victory for Djokovic but the result was in doubt for a long time, with the Serb only breaking Fucsovics in the tenth game of the second set to ensure the match went into a final set shootout.
A wide forehand midway through the seventh game gave Djokovic an opening and he duly broke through to love as Bautista Agut found the net with a weak backhand.