Tennis Star’s Tesla Targeted: Thief Clueless It Belonged to Nick Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios’ Tesla Thief

It’s always been a mystery to me how people can steal cars. It requires some serious expertise and a little bit of luck. However, there are some people who make the mistake of stealing from professional athletes who have the latest technology to their aid. We’re going to talk about Nick Kyrgios’ Tesla which was allegedly stolen from his mother at gunpoint. And what do you think Kyrgios did? He used his Tesla app to track the car for the police.

So, what happened?

Nick Kyrgios’ mother, Norlaila, was held up at gunpoint on her doorstep on Sunday. The man demanded her purse and the keys to her son’s Tesla, which she handed over. The security camera captured the guy’s face clearly, which helped the police identify the suspect. Kyrgios took to Twitter to alert his fans and followers and then updated them as the situation unfolded. He said that the car was located via a tracking app on his phone and that the police had apprehended the suspect.

It’s easy to see how someone could be impressed with the technology of electric cars, especially when they have the most expensive and advanced ones like Nick Kyrgios. The Tesla app is a fantastic tool, which allows the owner to remotely start or stop the engine, heat or cool the interior, or even locate the car if it’s stolen. It’s especially helpful in cases like this where the thief is noticeable. It’s also a good reminder for everyone that cars have come a long way with technology. It’s not just about getting from point A to point B anymore.

Nick Kyrgios Finds The Humour

On a funny note, Kyrgios tweeted a picture of the Tesla back in his hands after tweeting about the incident. The tweet read: “Why go to the effort of stealing a Tesla when you know we can track it and take it back from you”. Classic. Seriously though, it’s good to see that the ordeal didn’t have any adverse effects on his humour and the state of his car.

At this point, there are no details about the suspect’s arrest. We can imagine the thief’s face when he realised he stole from a professional tennis player and got caught because of his victim’s phone app. It must be embarrassing. I can’t imagine why someone would steal a car when the odds of being caught are nearly 100% now, but I guess some people just need the thrill of a crime.


Crime doesn’t pay, especially when you’re stealing from a professional athlete who has the most advanced car technology at his fingertips. Kyrgios’ Tesla app and security camera saved the day, and the thief was caught. We should always be mindful of apps, such as the Tesla app, that provide critical updates every time something happens to our vehicles. It’s great to see that Nick Kyrgios and his family are fine and still making us laugh.


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