UK TV ratings: Wimbledon coverage peaks at over 6m as Roger Federer beats Andy Murray

UKTV ratings roundup - data supplied by Barb

Wimbledon pulled in a strong audience for BBC One on men's semi-finals day this Friday (July 10), overnight ratings show.

BBC One's coverage averaged 4.29m (43.2%) from 1.45pm on Friday afternoon, as Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer made the final. However, audiences peaked at 6.87m (48.9%) between 5.45pm and 6pm, when Federer broke Andy Murray's serve at the end of the second set on his way to a thrilling 7-5, 7-5, 6-4 victory over the 2013 Wimbledon champion.

Post-match analysis on BBC Two attracted an audience of 1.01m (6.2%) from 6.30pm, while the recently-revamped highlights show Wimbledon 2Day was seen by 1.06m (5.9%) from 8pm.

Back on BBC One, Chris Evans's last edition of The One Show entertained 3.33m (20.3%) at 7pm, while a repeat of A Question of Sport aired to 2.32m (13.6%) at 8pm.

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