Santos falls in women's tennis NCAA round of 64
TULSA, Okla. — Missouri Tigers junior tennis player Bea Machado Santos fell in the first round 6-3, 2-6 to No. 16 ranked Klara Fabikova in the NCAA Division 1 singles tournament.
Santos was the first Mizzou player to compete in the tournament since 2003.
Fabikova led the first set 3-1 before Santos tied the score, 3-3. Fabikova continued success and secured the first set, 6-3.
Santos came back in the match, taking the second set, 6-3.
In a close third set, Santos and Fabikova alternated leads, with Fabikova ultimately coming out on top win a 6-3 win.
Santos finished her second season at Mizzou with a singles record of 21-17, defeated six ranked opponents, and was named second-team All-SEC.
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