Resale tickets to a women’s final during a arriving U.S. Open are offered for rare prices.
At an normal resale cost of $520, tickets to see a women’s final on Sep 10 are usually 18% cheaper than a men’s final — that is a closest a tournaments have come in cost given SeatGeek began tracking a numbers in 2011.
For comparison, a opening in resale prices 21 days forward of a finals has been about 42% on normal over a final 5 years, according to SeatGeek, a sheet resale site.
Nate Rattner, a SeatGeek analyst, pronounced fans might be shopping adult tickets to a women’s U.S. Open since of what he called a “Serena effect.”
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Serena Williams, a top-ranked womanlike actor in a world, left a Rio Olympics after stunning defeats in single’s and double’s play. She and her sister Venus have been bullion medalists in double’s in 3 of a prior 4 Olympics.
But during this year’s U.S. Open, Williams has a possibility to constraint her 23rd Grand Slam tittle — that also includes a French Open, Australian Open and Wimbledon. That would be a second-most Grand Slam titles hold by any actor in tennis history. Williams will need 25 to set a new record for many Grand Slam wins.
Correction: An progressing chronicle of this essay wrongly indicated that Roger Federer would contest during a U.S. Open.