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Federer, Murray advance at Indian Wells
Li Na, of China, celebrates after defeating Zheng Jie, of China, 6-1, 7-5 in their match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 8, 2014, 8:10 pm

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) Roger Federer and Andy Murray won their opening matches and top-seeded Li Na beat Chinese countrywoman Zheng Jie 6-1, 7-5 on Saturday in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open.

Federer, the four-time champion seeded seventh, beat French qualifier Pail-Henri Mathieu, and the fifth-seeded Murray regrouped to top Lukas Rosol 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.

Kevin Anderson and Tommy Haas also moved into the third round. Anderson spoiled two-time tournament champion Lleyton Hewitt's bid for his 600th career match win, topping the Australian 7-6 (5), 6-4. Haas, who will be 36 on April 3, rolled to a 6-3, 6-4 win over Jeremy Chardy.

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