“I think at the moment it’s not her tennis ability, it’s just handling the stuff around it.”
The Rocket has credited Peters with helping him deal with the mental pressures that come with being an elite sportsperson.
O’Sullivan also acknowledged Raducanu is not lacking in talent – but might need help adjusting to the new pressure placed on her.
“I have had stage fright at the World Championship: 15-10 up in the final and I can’t go out there,” O’Sullivan added.
“I’ve had to call Steve Peters, and he’s just left me 10 minutes ago.