CARPENTER - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Sports briefs: Top seeds survive first round at Indian Wells <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Sports briefs: Top seeds survive first round at Indian Wells</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-08T23:19:33.944-06:00">Updated Mar 8, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">tennis • Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Stanislas Wawrinka won their opening matches Saturday in the BNP Paribas Open. Federer, the four-time champion seeded seventh, beat French qualifier Pail-Henri Mathieu 6-2, 7-6 (5). The Swiss star was coming off his 78th career title last week in Dubai. In a late match, the top-seeded Rafael Nadal rallied to beat Radek Stepanek 2-6, 6-4, 7-5. The fifth-seeded Murray topped Lukas Rosol 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, and the third-seeded Wawrinka, playing for...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href=""> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Sat, 08 Mar 2014 23:19:33 MDT