Masters draw: Champion Judd Trump to face Shaun Murphy in first round
Defending champion Judd Trump will face 2015 winner Shaun Murphy in the first round of the Masters in London.
His replacement Ali Carter faces Mark Selby, John Higgins plays Barry Hawkins and Mark Williams meets Stuart Bingham.
The event takes place at Alexandra Palace from 12-19 January and will be shown live on BBC TV and online.
The winner of the UK Championship final, Ding Junhui, will take on Joe Perry while runner-up Stephen Maguire will face Neil Robertson.
Full first-round draw
Neil Robertson v Stephen Maguire
Judd Trump v Shaun Murphy
Mark Williams v Stuart Bingham
Mark Allen v David Gilbert
Kyren Wilson v Jack Lisowski
John Higgins v Barry Hawkins
Ding Junhui v Joe Perry
Mark Selby v Ali Carter