First of all, yes, Federer didn't really leave the sport, so to consider this a 'comeback' in the traditional sense probably wouldn't apply as well. But for tennis fans, and Roger fans, it's surely applicable. To see once again see Federer lift a major title after what's been almost a two-year drought, surely qualifies this achievement.
The Swiss* Maestro has hailed his recent win of a seventh Wimbledon title as the greatest moment in his career; and what a career it's been for Federer. Having not won a major title since 2010, it's been a roller-coaster ride for Fed-Ex fans who've begun to see the likes of his rivals take over the spotlight from their hero. But at age 30, Roger Federer has seal his comeback not only with his seventh Wimbledon title, but also with a return to rank of World No.1 in men's tennis.
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