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Murray's marathon win yields some big numbers

Andy Murray digs deep to progress into the semi-final.
by Alexandra Willis
Thursday 4 July 2013

Andy Murray's epic five-set win over Fernando Verdasco to reach the men's singles quarter-finals had tennis fans around the globe on anxious tenterhooks, whether they were watching from the comfort of their living room, Murray mound, or inside Centre Court itself. 

Here are some numbers:

10.4 million - The five-minute peak audience on BBC during the fifth set. 

112.7 decibels - the roar of the crowd on the Hill when Murray served for the match at 6-5, equivalent to the noise of a rock concert. 

3.1 million - unique users on Wimbledon.com

9,000  - the peak of tweets per minute during Andy Murray's win. That's over 150 per second. 

196,000  - the total number of mentions for Andy Murray over a 24 hour period, with 87% positive support. 

84,000 - the total number of mentions for Fernando Verdasco.

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