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U.S. Open Final Ticket Prices Plunge Without Star Power

The U.S. Open men’s final, which for the first time since 2005 features no one named Roger, Novak, Rafael or Andy, could lead to a quiet evening in the seats and among television viewership.

Tenth-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan and No. 14 seed Marin Cilic of Croatia each will be playing in his first Grand Slam final after upset wins against Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, the tournament’s top two seeds with a combined 24 major singles titles.