Last night’s US Open tennis final between teenagers Emma Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez reached a peak total of 9.2 million viewers on Channel 4.
In comparison, the peak viewership for this year’s Wimbledon tournament was 7.9 million.
According to Channel 4, its coverage reached a total of 12.6 million viewers.
Raducanu beat the Canadian Fernandez in straight sets, to become the first British woman to win a Grand Slam singles title since 1977.
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