Originally written on Backyard Sports Blog  |  Last updated 11/2/11

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 28: Serena Williams of the United States of America plays a forehand in her semifinal match against Na Li of China during day eleven of the 2010 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 28, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
TMZ - Serena Williams went into total lockdown last week -- fleeing to a panic room inside her L.A. mansion after security cameras picked up a suspected intruder ... but it was all a case of mistaken identity.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, Serena's assistant called 911 around 6AM last Wednesday, reporting a possible burglar or prowler. It was so serious, we're told Serena retreated to her panic room for safe keeping in case things got dangerous.

But we're told, it was a false alarm -- the person on Serena's security camera was a random drug tester for an unspecified tennis association, stopping by Serena's pad unannounced for some pee.


Really??  Someone walks up to your door that you haven't seen before and you run to the panic room?  Seems like a little drastic of a measure to take when someone rings your doorbell.  You got all those muscles for a reason woman, use em.


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