Serena Williams celebrates after winning a game against Zarina Diyas, of Kazakhstan, during their match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Sunday, March 15, 2015, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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Second seed Federer opened his bid for a fifth Indian Wells title by easing to a 6-4, 6-2 second round victory over Argentina's Diego Schwartzman. Nadal also opened his campaign on a successful note, blitzing Igor Sijsling 6-4, 6-2 in the joint WTA and ATP hard court tournament.Federer, who is making his 15th appearance in the California desert, advances to the third round, where he will face Italy's Andreas Seppi, who beat Federer earlier this year at the Australian Open.Williams is playing in her first tournament since winning a sixth Australian Open crown and a 19th Grand Slam title.Serena said earlier in the week that she is trying to forget the events of 2001, when the then-19-year-old was booed during the Clijsters final.Nadal, who is seeded third, broke Sijsling three times and only lost one point on his first serve (22 of 23) in the 62-minute center court match.
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