Serena Williams started as a tennis pro in October 1995 at the age of 14. The tennis legend is currently playing her last U.S. Open. The ticket sales for U.S. Open recently surged following Serena Williams’ victory in round two.
Serena Williams’ final U.S. Open game on Friday will cost an outrageous amount of money in ticket costs, with some seats triple in value due to demand. According to TMZ, the ticket sales skyrocketed after the GOAT’s victory on Wednesday. Fans scrambled to reserve their seats at Arthur Ashe Stadium for Williams’ third-round game against Ajla Tomljanovi.
It may be Serena’s final singles game of her career, thus tickets that were MUCH cheaper on Wednesday may now be quite pricey. According to the ticket technology business Logitix, the cheapest tickets for Friday were $160 before Serena’s exciting triumph. They climbed to $450 soon away.
The cost of seats in the 100 levels increased as well; they went from $405 prior to the victory to $1,530 following the game. However, the business claims that the courtside area saw the highest increase, with seats going from $805 to $3,500. According to TMZ, a lengthy list of wealthy celebrities have descended to Flushing to hear Williams perform.
Williams said that she is “evolving away” from the sport in her retirement announcement. She announced her retirement after playing in the Grand Slam tournament. Check out the tweet below.
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