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More than 1.2m tune in to Australian Open to witness Federer defeated by Djokovic

Night 11 of the Australian Open saw 1.227m metro viewers tune in to see Novak Djokovic fend off Roger Federer to reach the final of the tournament*.

It was the most watched program across the key advertising demographics (16-39, 18-49 and 25-54) and handed Seven an easy win with an audience share of 31.7 per cent.

Nine came in second place with an audience share of 16.5 per cent, while the ABC grabbed third place with a share of 10.2 per cent. Ten settled for a share of 9.4 per cent.

Nine’s most watched non-news program was Australia’s Mega Cruise Ships, which at 7.40pm pulled in 664,000 metro viewers. It out-rated the ABC’s 7.30 Summer which had an audience of 519,000.

On Ten, The Project was watched by 445,000 from 6.30pm, growing to 530,000 from 7pm.

In the news battleground, Nine News at 6pm was watched by 1.062m, dipping to 1.034m from 6.30pm. Seven News only managed to pull in 824,000 metro viewers at 6pm, sliding  to 819,000 from 6.30pm.

In breakfast TV, Sunrise was watched by 325,000.

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