Top 10 Sporting Comebacks

Kim Clijsters

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Belgian Tennis player Kim Clijsters announced her retirement aged just 24 in 2007, citing complications resulting from various injuries. 2 years later however, following the birth of her daughter- she informed the tennis world of her imminent return. After competing in an exhibition doubles match at the prestigious Wimbledon Club in London- Clijsters is said to have regained her taste for the game. She won her third tournament back (the US Open) becoming the first mother to do so in almost 30 years- Clijsters continued her career with some success until officially retiring once again in September of this year.