COCO GAUFF has urged fell teen tennis sensation Emma Raducanu to take breaks from her phone and social media.
American Gauff reached the Wimbledon fourth round aged 15 in 2019 and 18-year-old Brit Raducanu won last month's US Open.
Record-breaking Raducanu's Instagram following has since shot up from 400,000 to 2million.
And her £1.8million prize money at Flushing Meadows is sure to be eclipsed by endorsement deals.
That's led to Gauff, 17, revealing she got carried away on social media – and hopes Raducanu avoids the same pitfall.
Asked for advice she would give Britain's first female Grand Slam winner since 1977, she replied: “The best thing I would give, which I’m sure she’s probably heard, is just make sure you set time aside from the phone.”
And of social media Gauff said: “It is exciting when you [are] getting all the retweets and the follows and all of that.
"But it can be a bit overwhelming sometimes. At least with my experience with it.
“That’s probably what I would have wished I would have known then – not to focus on social media.”
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Raducanu returns to action in the Indian Wells event on Friday or Saturday against Aliaksandra Sasnovich.
That's because she got a bye to the second round as the 17th seed after winning a wildcard for her US Open triumph.
She was the first qualifier to scoop a Grand Slam and Britain's only female victor in a major since Virginia Wade at Wimbledon 44 years ago.
Raducanu is also the first British woman to lift the crown at Flushing Meadows since Wade in 1968.
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