“I was on him in a flash” – When Superwoman Serena Williams was chasing a petty thief who was trying to run away with her phone

Serena Williams has won almost everything a tennis player could dream of. The 40-year-old is a living legend and has proven it time and time again. Her rigorous training regime to be fast and agile has given her brilliant results on the pitch. However, the former world No. 1 once used her agility for a different purpose.

In 2015, a burglar tried to run away with her cell phone. What happened next was a nightmare for the thief


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Serena catches the cell phone thief

In 2015, Serena Williams shared an amazing story. A man tried to run away with her cell phone. However, it wasn’t very difficult for the queen of the court to run after and catch him. Here’s what Serena shared about the incident.

“This common petty thief grabbed my phone and quickly disappeared. I looked at the chair and then yelled ‘Oh my god that guy stole my phone!!’ Without even thinking I’d reacted (hence the Superwoman photo), I jumped up, dodged in and out of the cozy restaurant (jumping over a chair or two), and threw him to the ground. He started running but I was too fast. (Those sprints came in handy) I was on him in a flash! ” she said.

Despite catching him in the act, the kindhearted legend still gave the man a chance to explain himself.

“I kindly asked him if he ‘accidentally’ picked the wrong phone. He stumbled over his words and probably didn’t expect this to happen. Finally, while contemplating saying the right thing to say, he said, “Gosh, you know what I did! It was so confusing there. I must have picked the wrong phone.” She added.

Serena Williams starts practicing


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After a disappointing comeback run at the 2022 Wimbledon Championships, serena is back preparing for the upcoming American hard court season. With the US Open firmly in sight, Serena has signed up to play in two tournaments ahead of the final Grand Slam of the year.

LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY – AUGUST 14: Serena Williams serves during her match against Shelby Rogers during the Top Seed Open – Day 5 at the Top Seed Tennis Club on August 14, 2020 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

She will play at the Canadian Open, followed by the Cincinnati Masters. The 40-year-old finally started recently the back to court. The former world No. 1 was spotted training with her sister Venus Williams at the Citi Open. While Venus made her comeback in singles yesterday, Serena will start her season in Toronto in the tournament.


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Serena has not won a Grand Slam title in the last five years. Can the legend give a vintage performance to break the shackles this time? Let us know in the comments.

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