Suit filed against Mets' Johan Santana

Updated: August 12, 2010, 10:23 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

A woman who had previously accused Johan Santana of rape has filed a civil suit against the New York Mets pitcher, claiming he sexually assaulted her last October on a Fort Myers, Fla., golf course.

The lawsuit was filed in Lee County, Fla., state court on Tuesday.

The woman's attorneys said the woman became pregnant as a result of the alleged attack but had a miscarriage.

"I had thought I was going to play tennis with a man who up to ...

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