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HeadlessJockey
post Apr 14 2019, 10:07 PM
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With the news that Tiger Woods has won The Masters at Augusta his first major since 2008 after his well-documented personal affairs coming out, his personal problems and his injuries. Ranked 1,199 - in November 2017, and four back operations.

What is the greatest sporting comeback you've seen and why?

With Tiger that is something that I thought never see again.

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post Apr 15 2019, 11:35 AM
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Has to be Niki Lauda in 1976. To come back literally a few months after THAT crash, challenge for the title then win the next season.
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post Apr 15 2019, 04:13 PM
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Niki Lauda that was absolutely remarkable to just miss out on the title after that horrific crash- one of the worst I've seen and then win the title in 1977 and then winning it in 1984 after taking a break from F1. Also Monica Seles winning the Australian Open in 1996 following that attack in 1993. Federer recently never thought I'll see him win a Grand Slam title again.



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post Apr 16 2019, 04:51 PM
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For a comeback in a single match, you'd struggle to beat British tennis player Tara Moore last week. She lost the first set 6-0 and fell 5-0 behind in the second. It got worse - she was 40-30 down in the sixth match of the second set, facing a 6-0 6-0 drubbing. She saved that match point and went on to win the match 0-6 7-6 6-3.
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post Apr 16 2019, 05:07 PM
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i third niki lauda. incredible comeback.
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post Mar 26 2020, 12:07 AM
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In snooker, maybe Mark Williams winning his third world title, 15 years after his last.

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