FOX Sports give US Open then VR treatment

Meanwhile, FOX continued its power play for the FIFA Women’s World Cup, as the USA/Nigeria matchup delivered 5 million viewers to the network, making it the most-watched FIFA Women’s World Cup Group Stage match ever and the most-watched soccer match ever on the network, breaking the marks set Friday for USA/Sweden, per Nielsen. Overall, the three USA Group Stage matches on FOX and FOX Sports 1 averaged 4.3 million viewers, up 207% over the 1.4 million viewers the three USA Group Stage games averaged in 2011 on ESPN. Top 10 markets for USA/Nigeria: St. Louis (6.5); Austin (5.1); New York (4.9); Milwaukee (4.8); Washington D.C. (4.7).

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