Tennis - UPDATE 1-Tennis-U.S. Open 2013 change puts men's final on Monday

* Weather delays prompt move


* Women's final set for Sunday

* Revision for next year only (Adds details, quotes)

NEW YORK, Dec 14 (Reuters) - The U.S. Open tennis tournament will move the women's final to Sunday and the men's final to Monday for 2013 after a fifth successive year of weather delays disrupted the schedule in September, organizers said on Friday.

The change, building in a rest day between both the men's and women's semi-finals and finals to conform with the other three grand slams, is only for next year, the U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) said.

A decision about the 2014 event and beyond will be addressed later.

The USTA also announced an addition of $4 million to the prize money pool for the year's final grand slam, bringing the total to $29.5 million.

"I'm pleased that the USTA has modified the U.S. Open schedule to include a day of rest between the semi-finals and final," said Scotsman Andy Murray, winner of the 2012 U.S. Open in a men's final held on a Monday for the fifth straight year.

"Together with the prize money increase, it's good that they've taken on board the players' concerns."

The USTA move puts an end to what had come to be known as Super Saturday at the U.S. Open, which had scheduled the men's semi-finals and women's final on the same day since 1984.

Rain delays have wreaked havoc with the completion of the championships, triggering an annual debate and complaints from players and spectators over why the showcase courts are not covered.

Wimbledon and the Australian Open both have retractable roofs over their centre courts and the French Open has announced plans to do the same at Roland Garros.

The U.S. Open men's singles semi-finals will continue to be played in a single day session on Saturday, with the men's singles final to take place on Monday.

The women's semi-finals will be played on Friday as usual, with their championship match on Sunday.

(Reporting by Larry Fine, editing by Mark Meadows and Gene Cherry)

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