via press release:
CBS Sports’ live coverage of the 2011 U.S. OPEN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS on Monday, Sept. 12, featuring the men’s championship, an epic four-set rematch that saw No. 1 Novak Djokovic defeat No. 2 Rafael Nadal, 6-2, 6-3, 6-7, 6-1, earned an average overnight household of 2.6/6, up 18% from last year’s 2.2/6, which saw Nadal defeat Djokovic in four sets on Monday afternoon, Sept. 13 (CBS’s 2010 coverage of the men’s championship was halted due to rain and concluded on ESPN2). /share
Overall, CBS Sports’ coverage of the 2011 U.S. OPEN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP earned an average overnight HH rating/share of 2.0/5, up 11% from last year’s 1.8/5.