Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 24 April 2014

Allen faces Robertson

World champion Ronnie O'Sullivan will begin his Masters campaign against Robert Milkins at Alexandra Palace next month.

Defending champion Mark Selby and his fellow 2013 finalist Neil Robertson were paired with Mark Davis and Mark Allen respectively, in the draw made during the first interval in their UK final at the Barbican Centre.

The other games see a rematch of this year's World Championship semi-final between Barry Hawkins and Ricky Walden, which Hawkins won 17-14, while the in-form Ding Junhui takes on Shaun Murphy.

Judd Trump will play Marco Fu, Stuart Bingham was given a tough draw against John Higgins. The tournament takes place from January 12-19.

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