Francisco Lindor
Courtesy IG: @lindor12bc

Lindor joined the chorus of sports stars supporting Osaka’s decision to withdraw from the French Open. 

In the wake of Naomi Osaka making headlines in France, professional athletes across the major sports in the United States of come to her defense. Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving voiced his support earlier this week.

On Tuesday evening, Mets shortstop Francisco Lindor commented on Osaka’s choice to withdraw from the French Open.

Lindor posted his thoughts on his Twitter account in both English and Spanish.


Tab has written about MLB, the NHL and the NFL for more than a decade for publications including The Fourth Period, Bleacher Report and La Vida Baseball. He is the author of two books about the Chicago Blackhawks and has been credentialed for the MLB All-Star Game and postseason and multiple Stanley Cup Finals. He is the co-host of the Line Drive Radio podcast.