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Murray, Del Potro and Djokovic send figures through the roof

Andy Murray takes a body blow.
Saturday 6 July 2013

The BBC registered the highest sports' audience of the year on Friday at Wimbledon as Andy Murray, Jerzy Janowicz, Juan Martin Del Potro and Novak Djokovic contested the men's singles semi-finals.

Here are the numbers:

13.2 million - the five-minute peak audience for Murray vs Janowicz semi-final 2013, the highest peak audience across all BBC channels in 2013 so far.

17.0 million - the five-minute peak audience for Murray vs Federer final 2012

11.4 million - the five-minute peak audience for Murray vs Tsonga semi-final 2012

10.4 million - the five-minute peak audience for Murray vs Verdasco quarter-final 2013

Meanwhile on Twitter...

Men's semi-finals day - 5th July

782,000 - total number of Wimbledon-related tweets
205,000 - mentions of Andy Murray
260,000 - mentions of Novak Djokovic
190,000 - mentions of Juan Martin Del Potro
42,000 - mentions of Jerzy Janowicz
175 tweets per second - at the end of the Del Potro / Djokovic match

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