Masters 2015: Mark Selby beaten by Shaun Murphy in first round
|Dates: 11-18 January. Venue: Alexandra Palace. Coverage: Live on BBC TV and online.|
World champion Mark Selby was knocked out in the first round of the Masters as he was beaten 6-5 by Shaun Murphy.
Murphy, 32, held a 5-1 lead, before fellow Englishman Selby won four frames, including a break of 120, to level the scores at Alexandra Palace.
But 2012 runner-up Murphy took the decider to reach the quarter-finals.
It was the first match of the 16-man competition, with England's Stuart Bingham taking on Hong Kong's Marco Fu at 19:00 GMT.