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The Comeback Kid calls it quits

Updated: November 9, 2010, 2:11 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

For nearly a full year, 2007, Taylor Dent was largely confined to his bed; he wore a three-quarter body cast for seven months following spinal fusion surgery that was supposed to end his tennis career.

"I had mentally retired," Dent said Monday by phone from Kansas City. "I was told that if I had the back surgeries, my tennis career was over. There were times when it looked impossible, but I just wasn't willing to budge from coming back."

Dent played ...

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