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An Ashes win for Australia and Seven, but it could be a bummer of tennis for Nine

An Ashes win for Australia and Seven, but it could be a bummer of tennis for Nine
An easy victory for Seven last night as Australia secured the win on day five of the second Ashes Test. (Image: PA Wire/Jason O'Brien)Australia won the match on day five of the second Ashes Test, and Seven won the night (and day) easily. Nine, the ABC and Ten were the runners-up. Nothing else mattered. Seven’s…

An easy victory for Seven last night as Australia secured the win on day five of the second Ashes Test.

(Image: PA Wire/Jason O’Brien)

Australia won the match on day five of the second Ashes Test, and Seven won the night (and day) easily. Nine, the ABC and Ten were the runners-up. Nothing else mattered.

Seven’s coverage peaked at 1.132 million nationally for the dinner break at 5-5.40pm. The session after that averaged 1.041 million and the third session 714,000, where Australia wrapped up the win.

Nine’s summer of tennis, especially the Australian Open, is starting to look problematic, with no Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal announcing he has COVID. Looks like a lot will be riding on Ash Barty.

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Glenn Dyer

Business and Media Correspondent

Glenn Dyer is Crikey’s business and media correspondent.

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