U.S. Open viewership reveals positive signs for women’s sports

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By Colin Salao The U.S. Open showed another positive sign for women’s sports in America. Coco Gauff’s first Grand Slam victory over Aryna Sabalenka on Sept. 9 delivered an average of 3.42 million viewers. The number was over a million more than the 2.32 million during the next day’s US Open men’s finals match that saw Novak Djokovic win his 24th Grand Slam in a win over Daniil Medvedev. Related: Tennis star says he can’t watch his competitors due to Spectrum-Disney holdout Gauff-Sabalenka crushed the ratings of last year’s finals between Iga Swiatek and Ons Jabeur that averaged 1 million viewe…

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