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How Many Tuned In to the PPA Texas Open on FOX on Sunday?

by Erik Tice on

The PPA Texas Open aired on FOX Sports Sunday afternoon and inquiring minds want to know, how many people watched?

On Championship Sunday, from 2:30-4:30pm ET, the mixed doubles and women's doubles finals were on FOX Sports. It ran the broadcast on its national channel, choosing to instead show the NASCAR Enjoy Illinois 300 on FS1.

Streaks Were Broken, Debuts Were Made and Pickleball Hit National TV at the PPA Texas Open
Streaks were broken and debuts were made at an exciting and unpredictable PPA Texas Open this weekend outside Dallas.

In fact, FOX chose to keep running the women's doubles finals for an additional 45 minutes over the scheduled time slot, instead of switching over to the regularly scheduled MLS game.

According to Sports Media Watch, the PPA nationally broadcasted window had 285,000 viewers. 

The PPA Texas Open had more viewers on Sunday than:

  • 5 out of 6 French Open Fourth Round matches
  • The U.S. Women's Open final round (golf)
  • Two regionally-broadcast MLB baseball games
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Erik Tice

Erik Tice

Erik produces content for The Dink related to pro and collegiate pickleball. He is an avid watcher of pickleball and became passionate about the sport in early 2022.

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