While a Hurricane watch is not typical end of summer activity for New Yorkers, Irene made it front-page news across the entire tri-state area. With Irene having passed, New Yorkers, and tennis fans, can turn their attention to more leisurely, and typical, end-of-summer fare, namely The U.S. Open.
Day vs. Night: If you can wait for night tennis, you'll save about 9% on average. The average of all day sessions is $370 (get-in price $25), compared to the night sessions which are going for $337 (get-in price $34).
Weekend vs. Weekday: Weekend sessions are selling for an average of $489 vs. $259 for Weekday sessions.
Day of the Week: Cheapest: Tuesday-Day, $134; Most expensive: Saturday, $933; Best Value: Friday, $243
Week One vs. Week Two: Week One, $227; Week Two: $370
Lower Level for Upper Level: Lower Level: $1340 avg/Get-in $185; Upper Level: $180/Get-in $12
Best Value: If you're looking one day that combines the some of the frenetic pace of early rounds with some big-stage stakes, Labor day may be the best bet. The Labor day day session will cost you an average of $338. If you're bargain hunting, Monday night screams value. At an average price of $150 and a get-in price of $40, it's the 4th least expensive session of the tournament.
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