Andy Murray's Wimbledon victory was watched by a peak of 17.3 million viewers, the BBC said.
The 26-year-old World Number Two beat Serbian world number one Novak Djokovic in straight sets to become the first British man to lift the coveted trophy for 77 years.
The BBC said that Sunday's Men's Final, broadcast on BBC1, attracted a five-minute peak of 17.3 million.
It said that the figure was up on last year's final, which was watched by a peak of 17 million when Murray lost to Roger Federer.
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