The coverage had a peak of 3.3 million viewers and averaged two million viewers with a 10.4% share of audience on Sunday night.
It also outperformed Channel 4’s slot average for all individuals as well as Channel 4’s key demographics of 16- to 34-year-olds and ABC1s.
England’s semi-final encounter with the Netherlands, the host nation, could set a new audience-viewing record when the teams face off on 3 August.
Stephen Lyle, Channel 4 commissioning editor for sport, said: "The Lionesses are performing magnificently and we’re delighted to have attracted the largest ever TV audience for a women’s international match.
"As England progress to the final stages of the competition we hope even more of the nation will get behind them."