A very popular edition of Roland-Garros. Broadcast unencrypted on France Télévisions, the Parisian Grand Slam has accumulated 42 million viewers on public service channels according to Médiamétrie (viewing threshold of one minute). This is a record score since 2012, with a gain of 3.3 million in one year.
On France 2, the Nadal-Rudd men’s final (6-3, 6-3, 6-0) also broke an audience record since 2012, with an average of 4.6 million viewers (39.4% audience share) and peaked at 6.4 million. The women’s final, Swiatek-Gauff (6-1, 6-3), for its part attracted an average of 2.1 million people (25.2% of Pda), with a peak at 3.2 million.
For the tournament as a whole, the Roland-Garros matches attracted an average of 1.9 million viewers on France 2, and just as much on France 3.
Amazon Prime Video, a paid broadcaster, including exclusive night sessions, did not precisely communicate its audiences. “We are very satisfied with the feedback from our subscribers on our coverage of Roland-Garros in 2022 in France, nevertheless declared Alex Green, the CEO of Prime Video Sport Europe. Viewership on Prime Video has grown strongly this year, with Prime members watching the tournament on the platform doubling this year. Also, millions of spectators watched the match Nadal against Djokovic which was accessible to everyone for free. »