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2017 Masters Draw

Ronnie Masters Trophy
O’Sullivan hammered Barry Hawkins in last year’s final 10-1.

The draw for this season’s prestigious invitation event, The Masters, has been made during the mid-session interval of the UK Championship final in York.

Defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan will return to the Alexandra Palace in London next month in search of a record seventh Masters crown.

This edition will be the first time that the players will be competing for the newly named Paul Hunter Trophy.

As ever, with only the elite top 16 in the world rankings qualifying for an invite, the draw has thrown up some tasty first round ties.

Last 16

Ronnie O’Sullivan 6-5 Liang Wenbo
Neil Robertson 6-3 Ali Carter
Judd Trump 5-6 Marco Fu
John Higgins 5-6 Mark Allen
Stuart Bingham 1-6 Joe Perry
Ding Junhui 6-3 Kyren Wilson
Shaun Murphy 1-6 Barry Hawkins
Mark Selby 6-5 Mark Williams

Quarter-Final

Ronnie O’Sullivan 6-3 Neil Robertson
Marco Fu 6-2 Mark Allen
Joe Perry 6-1 Ding Junhui
Barry Hawkins 6-3 Mark Selby

Semi-Final

Ronnie O’Sullivan 6-4 Marco Fu
Joe Perry 6-5 Barry Hawkins

Final

Ronnie O’Sullivan vs Joe Perry

The Masters takes place from 15th to 22nd January, 2017.



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World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the World Snooker Championship – won by Mark Selby.

1. Judd Trump
2. Mark Selby
3. Ronnie O’Sullivan
4. Neil Robertson
5. Shaun Murphy
6. Kyren Wilson
7. John Higgins
8. Ding Junhui
9. Stephen Maguire
10. Yan Bingtao
11. Mark Williams
12. Mark Allen
13. Barry Hawkins
14. Jack Lisowski
15. Stuart Bingham
16. Anthony McGill

Fin Ruane Snooker Academy