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2022 Wimbledon Broadcast Breaks Streaming Viewership Record


2022 Wimbledon Broadcast Breaks Streaming Viewership Record

BBC’s online coverage, through BBC Sport and BBC iPlayer, of the 2022 Wimbledon tennis Grand Slam set streaming record of 53.8 million, almost double the 30.5 million who tuned into the 2021 edition.

The men’s final between Novak Djokovic and Nick Kyrgios reached an audience of 7.5 million and a 2.6 million viewers on BBC Sport online and BBC iPlayer, while the women’s final between Elena Rybakina and Ons Jabeur hit a peak audience of 3.1 million and was streamed 712,000 times.

Commenting on the viewership, director of BBC sport, Barbara Slater, said: “We are enormously proud to bring extensive coverage of Wimbledon to our audiences, who this year have devoured every moment across our platforms with these record breaking figures.”

“It’s been another electrifying Championship and we are delighted that we can offer audiences different ways to follow the action and to meet the ever-increasing appetite for on demand viewing,” she said.

A total of 25.5 million people watched the Wimbledon 2022 tournament on BBC TV, slightly down from the 2021 tournament of 25.8 million viewers.

The 2022 Wimbledon saw the latest of BBC’s broadcast rights agreement, which will continue until 2027.

Additionally, US broadcasts saw a 22% increase in average viewership to 667,000 people, and peaked during the men’s final at 3.3 million people.

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