“I just put myself in Emma’s shoes and I kind of know what it feels. Everything just comes at you so quickly,” the 1979 and 1981 US Open champion told Tennis Channel.
“All of a sudden now everybody wants a piece of you, they want demands on your time, they want a photo shoot here. We saw that she went to the Met Gala afterwards, she went to the James Bond premiere over in London.”
Disagreeing with Raducanu’s decision to part ways with Richardson, she continued: “She fired her coach. That’s not something I think that she should have changed quite yet because there’s too many changes already.
“I think the foundation is so important – your family, your agent. Max Einsenbud is her agent, he’s been through it with Maria Sharapova who won at 17 so I think that should be helpful.”