Originally Posted by Anaconda
Safin after 2003. Missed pretty much all of 2003, played his first tournament at AO 2004, managed to somehow make the final after a tough draw only to gas out in the final, then managed to win back to back ms titles in Europe then took home the AO 2005. Sadly, it ended in injuries again.
that's a good comeback, indeed (sometimes forgotten because of safin's other long absence from the tour in 2005/2006)... even if he didn't stay 6 complete months without playing on the tour.
his 2004 AO run was spectacular.