HILARIOUS! Serena Williams Switches to Nike Sneakers as Heels Get Stuck in the Escalator During Robin Hood Benefit 2021

Published 10/21/2021, 3:32 PM EDT
SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 22: Serena Williams speaks on stage during keynote conversation at 2019 Watermark Conference for Women Silicon Valley at San Jose McEnery Convention Center on February 22, 2019 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Marla Aufmuth/WireImage)


23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian recently attended the Robin Hood Benefit 2021. The Robin Hood organization is a body that raises money to lift families out of poverty in New York City.

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Both Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian even hit the Red Carpet at the event. The couple dressed beautifully and looked quite stunning in their amazing outfits.

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Serena Williams surprises fans by wearing sports shoes at Robin Hood Benefit 2021

Fans seemed quite excited after looking at the outfit of Serena. She wore a magnificent black dress and wore black heels to complement her dress. However, in one of her recent Instagram stories, one can see her wearing sports shoes instead of those heels.

Serena Williams of the United States shows her emotion to the crowd after winning her Women’s Singles semi-final match against Elina Svitolina of the Ukraine on day eleven of the 2019 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 05, 2019 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Serena revealed that her heels got stuck in the escalator, forcing her to wear something else. Even though the mishappening took place, she was ready as she suddenly put on Nike’s sports shoes.

“When your heels get stuck in the escalator. Never leave home without my Serena design crew Nike,” wrote Serena in the caption of her Instagram post.

At the end of her Instagram story, the former World No.1 player sarcastically said that one should always have a back up and be ready with the other pair of footwear if anything wrong happens.

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Who are the other celebrities that attended the event?

Other than Alexis and Serena, the Red Carpet at the Robin Hood Benefit 2021 witnessed a number of celebrities. Alicia Keys, Paul McCartney, and the Jonas Brothers added charm to the event while renowned musician Bruce Springsteen also gave a great performance.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 06: Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian attend The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/FilmMagic)

The couple loves to attend these kind of events and often lights the stage with their presence. It is because of this reason that they are now quite popular in the pop industry.

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As far as tennis is concerned, Serena Williams’ comeback date is uncertain as of now. However, fans have huge expectations from her and want her to recover from her hamstring injury soon. Will she be able to win her 24th Grand Slam title before bidding goodbye to the sport?

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Anshul Singh

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Anshul Singh is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing Journalism Honors from Delhi University. Having significant experience with content, Anshul has authored over 1000 tennis articles. He has previously worked as a writer and an editor for DU Express, penning riveting articles on sports, politics, and culture.

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