In addition to the men getting the majority of matches on the big two courts at the start of the event (like they did at Indian Wells), the Miami Open is selling tickets for the men’s and women’s final at DIFFERENT prices when the prize money for both events is equal.
The cheapest Saturday WOMEN’S FINAL (which includes the men’s doubles final) ticket is listed at $69.
The cheapest Sunday MEN’S FINAL (which includes the women’s doubles final) ticket is listed at $105.
They both start at 1pm, both best-of-3, both include a doubles final to follow, but the men’s final tickets cost $34 (or 52%) more than the women’s the women’s final? Is that an “Easter Sunday” Markup?
Also, the cheapest Friday night men’s semifinal ticket is going for $75 which is also more expensive than the women’s final (6% greater)!
Maybe South Florida fans don’t like going to watch tennis on Saturday afternoon (though their ticket prices this weekend suggest otherwise). I don’t know.
Somebody please explain.
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