Serena Williams Uses 'Superhero Sense' to Catch Man Who Allegedly Took Her Phone

Serena Williams Uses 'Superhero Sense' to Catch Man Who Allegedly Took Her Phone Serena Williams said her 'superhero sense' kicked in when her phone was taken from her. (Getty)

Serena Williams says she was sitting in a Chinese restaurant when she had to chase after a man who snatched her phone.

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The tennis icon recounted the story to her fans on Facebook and said she turned into a super hero to get her phone back.


Soooooo yesterday at dinner the CRAZIEST THING happened to me. I was sitting enjoying some Chinese food (delicious may I...

Posted by Serena Williams on Wednesday, November 4, 2015

She said she was with a friend sitting in a four-person booth with her phone next to her when a friendly stranger came up to them on Tuesday and began to chat. Williams said she had an  “eerie feeling.”

“I kept watching him from the corner of my eye. Than when least expected low and behold this common petty thief grabbed my phone and swiftly left,” she wrote. “I looked at the chair, then shouted ‘Omg that dude took my phone!!’”

She says she transformed into a super hero and ran after the man. He ran, she caught up to him.

“In the most menacing yet calm no nonsense voice I could muster I kindly asked him if he "accidentally" took the wrong phone,” she wrote. “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.’”

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After she got her phone back she got a standing ovation from the people in the restaurant.

“I just showed every man in there I can stand up to bull(ies) and other men. It was a win for the ladies,” she wrote.

Serena has proven she is a forced to be reckoned with, on and off the court.

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