Singapore– Fox Sports Asia, the Home of the Grand Slams, concluded another successful broadcast of Wimbledon. This year’s tournament’s broadcast on Fox Sports and Fox Sports 2 reached more than 7.7 million fans in Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
Wimbledon’s strong appeal helped cement Fox Sports once again as the number 1 rated sports channel during the tournament period in metered markets. Most notably, the Gentlemen’s Singles Final, which saw Roger Federer capture his record 8th Wimbledon singles title, drew 1.9 million viewers with an average viewership time of 53 minutes, making it the most-watched sports event on Pay TV during the tournament period.
Overall, average time spent watching live matches during the tournament increased substantially to 49 minutes, a 33% increase from 2016. More fans than ever also engaged with specially-curated Wimbledon video content on the Fox Sports digital platform, which generated more than 5 million impressions.