Masters 2015: Mark Selby faces Shaun Murphy in first round

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Masters 2015
Dates: 11-18 January. Venue: Alexandra Palace. Coverage: Live on BBC TV and online.

World champion Mark Selby will face Shaun Murphy in the pick of the 2015 Masters first round draw.

Defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan comes up against Ricky Walden, who he beat 6-0 in the quarter-finals in 2014.

The Masters, held at Alexandra Palace in London from 11-18 January, is an invitational event which features the top 16 players in the world.

The draw was made during the interval of the UK Championship final between O'Sullivan and Trump.

Masters 2015 draw in full:

Ronnie O'Sullivan (Eng) v Ricky Walden (Eng)

Stuart Bingham (Eng) v Marco Fu (Eng)

Barry Hawkins (Eng) v Ali Carter (Eng)

Neil Robertson (Aus) v Robert Milkins (Eng)

Ding Junhui (Chn) v Joe Perry (Eng)

Mark Allen (NI) v John Higgins (Sco)

Judd Trump (Eng) v Stephen Maguire (Sco)

Mark Selby (Eng) v Shaun Murphy (Eng)

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