Roger Federer captured a record 15th Grand Slam title by winning Wimbledon on Sunday. This is how he did it.
First title: Becomes first Swiss man to win a Grand Slam title after beating Mark Philippoussis 7-6 6-2 7-6 in the Wimbledon final.
Second title: Wins Australian Open by defeating unseeded Russian Marat Safin 7-6 6-4 6-2.
Third title: Retains Wimbledon title by taming big-serving American second seed Andy Roddick 4-6 7-5 7-6 6-4.
Fourth title: Wins US Open final by thumping Australian fourth seed Lleyton Hewitt 6-0 7-6 6-0.
Fifth title: Completes a hat-trick of Wimbledon triumphs with a 6-2 7-6 6-4 over second seed Roddick.
Sixth title: Defends US Open title with a 6-3 2-6 7-6 6-1 victory over sentimental American favourite Andre Agassi.
Seventh title: Defeats unseeded Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis 5-7 7-5 6-0 6-2 in Australian Open final.
Eighth title: Keeps up winning streak at Wimbledon by thwarting Rafael Nadal 6-0 7-6 6-7 6-3 in showpiece match.
Ninth title: Downs Roddick 6-2 4-6 7-5 6-1 to clinch US Open crown.
10th title: Wins Australian Open with a 7-6 6-4 6-4 masterclass over Chilean 10th seed Fernando Gonzalez.
11th title: Becomes only the second man in professional tennis, after Bjorn Borg, to win five in a row at Wimbledon with a 7-6 4-6 7-6 2-6 6-2 success over Nadal.
12th title: Beats Serbia's Novak Djokovic 7-6 7-6 6-4 to capture US Open.
13th title: Demolishes Britain's Andy Murray 6-2 7-5 6-2 to win fifth consecutive title at US Open.
14th title: Emulates Pete Sampras by winning a record-equalling 14th Grand Slam title after beating Sweden's Robin Soderling 6-1 7-6 6-4 at Roland Garros, his first French Open success.
15th title: Breaks Sampras's record with a 15th Grand Slam win in the Wimbledon final against American Andy Roddick 5-7 7-6(6) 7-6(5) 3-6 16-14.
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