ESPN Tennis Triumph: US Open Women’s Championship Ratings 36 Percent Higher

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ESPN scored a ratings coup on Saturday, thanks to the first US Open Women’s Championship tennis battle in years between young American women. The match between unseeded Sloane Stephens and No. 15 Madison Key saw Stephens triumph by 6-3, 6-0 sets. The match earned a 1.9 overnight rating in the metered markets for the match portion of the three-hour telecast, 36 percent higher than last year’s women’s final from New York. It was the highest overnight rating for the…