TORONTO - Canada's Genie Army supporters came together for her historic 2014 Australian Open match Wednesday night. Overnight data from BBM Canada confirms that a total of 4.4 million unique viewers watched rising Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard's semifinal match against China's Li Na on TSN, RDS, and RDS2.
The highly-anticipated match drew a record average audience of 1.5 million viewers to TSN (988,000), RDS (365,000), and RDS2 (182,000) - making it the most-watched Australian Open match ever on Canadian television.*
TSN's live coverage of the 2014 Australian Open continues with the men's semifinal No. 2 featuring Roger Federer versus Rafael Nadal airing live on Friday at 3:30 a.m. ET** on TSN.
Coverage concludes this weekend with the women's final featuring Li Na versus Dominika Cibulkova, airing live on Saturday at 3 a.m. ET** on TSN and the men's final, airing live on Sunday at 3 a.m. ET** on TSN.