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CBS' final U.S. Open men's singles championship draws 2.2 million
CBS' final U.S. Open men's singles championship draws 2.2 million

CBS' broadcast of the U.S. Open men's singles championship -- the network's final presentation of the tennis event after hosting it 46 years -- attracted an average of 2.2 million viewers. The low-rated Monday match was a lopsided affair with Marin Cilic of Croatia trouncing Kei Nishikori of Japan, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3. Analysts had been predicting small TV crowds. That's because, for the first time since 2005, the men's singles championship did not feature one of the superstars of the sport: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic or Andy Murray. What's more, the match was played early Monday evening in New York. For those on the West Coast, the games...

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