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Murray, Federer, Djokovic, Kerber top Indian Wells entries

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INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber, the world's top-ranked men's and women's players, head the field for the BNP Paribas Open, with every top-10 male and female player entered for the two-week tournament in the Southern California desert.

Murray and Kerber will be seeking their first titles at the combined ATP and WTA tour event from March 6-19 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

Four-time tournament winner Roger Federer returns after missing last year, while five-time winner Novak Djokovic is back to defend the title he has won for three straight years.

Serena Williams, a finalist last year, will play for the third straight year after boycotting the event for several years. Her sister, Venus, also returns for the second straight year.

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Also in the draws are three-time champion Rafael Nadal, along with former champions Simona Halep, Caroline Wozniacki and Jelena Jankovic.

The tournament offers over $14 million in prize money.