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Underneath Serena Williams‘ tennis gear is a Superwoman uniform. The tennis champion found herself in superhero mode when a petty thief attempted to steal her phone while she was dining alone at a restaurant.

In a lengthy and inspiring Instagram post, Serena details her encounter and how she took the situation into her own hands while encouraging women to follow their instincts and “not be a victim but a hero.”

“I jumped up, weaved my way in and out of the cozy restaurant (leaping over a chair or two) and chased him down,” she explained. “He began to run but I was too fast. (Those sprints came in handy) I was upon him in a flash!”

She added,

“Superhero? Maybe? Or HELL YEA!! I’ve got the speed the jumps, the power, the body, the seduction, the sex appeal, the strength, the leadership and yet the calm to weather the storm.”

Read the full post below,

If you were in need of some Wednesday morning motivation, there ya go.


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