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O'Sullivan to face debutant Milkins at UK Masters

ESPN staff
December 8, 2013
Defending Masters champion Mark Selby will face Mark Davis in the opening round © PA Photos

Ronnie O'Sullivan will face debutant Robert Milkins in the first round of the UK Masters in January, after the draw was made between frames at the UK Championship final on Sunday.

Defending champion Mark Selby will begin his quest to retain his crown with a first round match against Mark Davis, while Ding Junhui faces Shaun Murphy.

Judd Trump opens against Marco Fu and world No. 1 Neil Robertson will take on Mark Allen. The UK Masters features the top 16 seeds fight it out for the £200,000 first prize, taking place on January 12-19 at London's Alexandra Palace.

UK Masters first round draw:

Mark Selby v Mark Davis
Stuart Bingham v John Higgins
Judd Trump v Marco Fu
Ding Junhui v Shaun Murphy
Neil Robertson v Mark Allen
Stephen Maguire v Joe Perry
Barry Hawkins v Ricky Walden
Ronnie O'Sullivan v Robert Milkins

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