The epic males’s Wimbledon ultimate between Carlos Alcaraz and Novak Djokovic had a peak viewers of 11.3m on BBC One.
It’s the males’s ultimate’s largest viewers since Andy Murray’s 2016 win over Milos Raonic to assert his second Wimbledon title hit a peak of 13.3m.
The Alcaraz-Djokovic match was additionally streamed stay 4.1m instances on BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport on-line.
Spain’s Alcaraz, 20, beat defending champion Djokovic in a thrilling five-set match on Centre Court docket.
The BBC’s general protection in 2023 set a brand new file for digital viewing figures, with the match streamed 54.3m instances on iPlayer and on-line.
Unseeded Marketa Vondrousova’s straight-set victory towards 2022 finalist Ons Jabeur of Tunisia within the ladies’s singles ultimate pulled in a peak viewers of 4.5m on BBC One – a rise from final yr’s 3.1m.
Czech Vondrousova’s maiden title at SW19 was streamed 1.3m instances on BBC iPlayer, an 85% enhance from 2022.
Throughout the two-week occasion, 25.6m watched this yr’s Wimbledon on BBC TV.
BBC director of sport Barbara Slater mentioned: “It is nice to see that now we have been in a position to meet the viewing calls for of audiences, with vital will increase in streaming of each the lads’s and ladies’s finals, and an enormous peak on BBC One on Sunday.
“We’re regularly dedicated to bringing the easiest protection of Wimbledon to audiences throughout the UK, so I am enormously proud that now we have been in a position to do this as soon as once more this yr.”
The partnership between the BBC and the All England Garden Tennis Membership is the longest in sports activities broadcasting, spanning greater than 85 years on BBC TV and greater than 95 years on BBC radio.