Serena Williams, who is known for slamming her opponents on the court, slammed the door on a would-be robber who stole her cellphone on Tuesday.
A video captured the tennis star dining at a restaurant in San Francisco when a man approached her table inconspicuously. With a jacket draped over his arm for cover, he managed to grab the phone and take off.
The Wimbledon champion was quick to spot that her cellphone was missing and took off after the man she thought who took It.
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The tennis star chased down and confronted the man on the street outside the restaurant.
Whether or not she had to use her on-the-court demeanor when confronting the man to return her belonging, Williams did indeed get the phone back.
“In the most menacing yet calm no nonsense voice I could muster I kindly asked him if he “accidentally” took the wrong phone,” Williams wrote in a post on her Facebook page. “He stumbled on his words probably not expecting this to happen. “While he was thinking of the right thing to say and eventually he said ‘Gosh you know what I did! It was so confusing in there. I must have grabbed the wrong phone.’”
Williams’ companion at the restaurant began calling the phone and she could hear it ringing while in the man’s possession.
According to a KPIX FIVE report, fellow diners gave her a standing ovation when she returned with her cellphone in hand.
Williams said in her Facebook post that she had a “SUPERHERO sense” about the man and called herself “SuperSerena.”
The San Francisco Police Department told KPIX FIVE News that they’d like to speak to Williams about the incident in an effort to find out if the man has stolen other cell phones.