Eurosport Reveal Record Breaking Audiences for French Open

June 9, 2011

Eurosport has announced record audience ratings for the 2011 Tennis French Open with strong increases posted across Europe.

The revelations included the broadcasters best ever audience reach with 56 million different viewers during the two week period of competition on Eurosport and Eurosport 2 combined. The best ever LIVE average audience on Eurosport with 1,062,000 viewers during the whole tournament, an increase of +18% vs 2010.

Eurosport also recorded the best ever LIVE average audience for a men’s Final on Eurosport with 2,653,000 viewers for the Nadal – Federer match (+ 40% vs 2010).

Eurosport’s exhaustive coverage of the tournament from 23 May – 5 June on Eurosport and Eurosport 2, featured 305 hours of broadcast including 191 hours of Live action which attracted these record breaking audiences.

Excellent performances were also recorded for Eurosport’s exclusive on site magazine which reached 19 million different viewers throughout the tournament on Eurosport and Eurosport 2.