1. 2003 Wimbledon: Only 21, Federer blisters Andy Roddick in the semifinals, then takes out Mark Philippoussis in the straight-sets final.
2. 2004 Australian Open: Six month later, he wins Down Under, thrashing Marat Safin in straight sets.
3. 2004 Wimbledon: Beating Andy Roddick for the first time in the final at the All England Club, he needs four sets -- and a well-paced rain delay -- to prevail.
4. 2004 U.S. Open: In the ultimate major match of the season, he bagels Lleyton Hewitt twice in a blistering straight-sets victory and finishes the year with three Grand Slam titles.
5. 2005 Wimbledon: After losing in the semifinals in Melbourne and Paris, he wins his third straight title here, beating Roddick again in the final.
6. 2005 U.S. Open: Andre Agassi is the victim in a four-set final as Federer wins his second consecutive U.S. Open.
7. 2006 Australian Open: Marcos Baghdatis is the surprise finalist here, and Federer takes him out in four sets for his second Aussie Open win in three years.
8. 2006 Wimbledon: Winning his fourth straight at All England, he dusts Rafael Nadal in the first of three straight finals between the two rivals.
9. 2006 U.S. Open: Roddick is the victim in another final, as Federer wins his third New York title in a row and, for the second time, captures three of the four majors in a single year.
10. 2007 Australian Open: He goes back to back in Melbourne, dusting Fernando Gonzalez in straight sets.
11. 2007 Wimbledon: For the fifth consecutive time, he wins the title here, but, ominously, it takes five sets to beat Nadal.
12. 2007 U.S. Open: Novak Djokovic advances to his first Grand Slam final, but he is erased in straight sets. This is Federer's fourth straight in New York.
13. 2008 U.S. Open: Just when it seems his season -- his career -- is in tatters, he returns to the top with a fifth consecutive title. Andy Murray, a first-time major finalist, is the loser.
14. 2009 French Open: With Nadal -- who had beaten him four straight times in Paris -- knocked out of the tournament, Federer breaks through with his first win at Roland Garros. He beats Robin Soderling, the man who dispatched Nadal, in straights.
15. 2009 Wimbledon: With defending champion Nadal resting his sore knees at home in Spain, Federer -- a month shy of his 28th birthday -- breaks Pete Sampras' record with a victory over Roddick.
1. 1990 U.S. Open: Sampras, 19, beats John McEnroe in the semifinals, then dusts Andre Agassi 6-4, 6-3, 6-2.
2. 1993 Wimbledon: Ten majors are contested before he wins again, this time at Wimbledon. He beats Andre Agassi in the quarters, Boris Becker in the semifinals and Jim Courier in the four-set final.
3. 1993 U.S. Open: He goes back to back with a relatively easy win in New York, beating Cedric Pioline of France in the straight-sets final.
4. 1994 Australian Open: Wins his first crown Down Under -- and third major in a row (for the only time in his career) -- handling Todd Martin in the final.
5. 1994 Wimbledon: Collects his second straight title at All England with some lights-out serving, defeating Goran Ivanisevic in the final and prevailing in both tiebreakers.
6. 1995 Wimbledon: Make that three straight Championships. Sampras survives a five-set semifinal with Ivanisevic and takes out Becker in four in the final.
7. 1995 U.S. Open: Wins back-to-back majors, beating Agassi in a four-set final.
8. 1996 U.S. Open: Takes his second straight title in New York, with Michael Chang providing token resistance in the final.
9. 1997 Australian Open: He wins his second (and last) Aussie title, dropping only eight games to Carlos Moya in the final.
10. 1997 Wimbledon: After failing in the quarterfinals the year before, Sampras starts a new win streak at the All England Club. He dispatches Pioline in a straight-sets final.
11. 1998 Wimbledon: Beating Mark Philippoussis, Tim Henman and Ivanisevic in his last three matches, he lifts -- as they say in the British sporting press -- his fifth Wimbledon trophy.
12. 1999 Wimbledon: Another three-Pete for Sampras. This time the order of the last three is: Philippoussis, Henman, Agassi.
13. 2000 Wimbledon: Wins his seventh Wimbledon, his fourth in a row, surviving a four-set match with Patrick Rafter in the final.
14. 2002 U.S. Open: At the age of 31, following a long drought, Sampras recaptures his form one last time. He masters Agassi in a back-to-the-future, four-set final. It turns out to be the last match of his career.