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British tennis player HEATHER WATSON "intends to take a break from tennis after losing in the first round for the second tournament in succession" (BBC, 3/19). ... Former Australian cricket captain RICKY PONTING was Wednesday "voted Sheffield Shield player of the year for his sizzling form since quitting international cricket" (AFP, 3/20). ... South Korean basketball player SEO JANG-HOON said Tuesday that "he should have achieved more," as Korea's all-time leading scorer bid a tearful adieu to basketball fans. Seo said, "I have lingering regrets over every moment. I think I should have done better" (KOREA JOONGANG DAILY, 3/20). ... The Qatar Olympic Committee and the Qatar-based Int'l Center for Sport Security honored Spanish athlete IVAN ANAYA with the inaugural Save the Dream award at the Securing Sport 2013 conference in Doha (GULF TIMES, 3/19).