Club Information

Welcome to our Site! The Ford Tennis Club is a member-club of FERA, Ford Employee Recreation Association. Established in 1947, it is one of the charter member-clubs of FERA.

The objectives of the Club include promoting the sport of tennis, building a rapport with other players, enhancing tennis skills, and HAVING FUN!


2019 Season Recap

The 2019 Season has come to a close. We would like to thank everyone for making it another great year. Ford Tennis had 69 members this year. Congratulations to Shasheen Pothula on winning the singles tournament championship and finishing first in the ladder. He won a hard fought match over Praveen Koka at the Finale Event on 9/17. In other play this year, the Doubles league Champ was Adam Doster and the runner-up was Dave Verderbar and our FIST league champions were: West went to Praveen Koka, East went to Swaminathan Kannan, South went to Sharan Ram, and North went to Gavaskar Krishnan. We look forward to seeing every back next year. Have a great off-season.

2018 Doubles Tournament

The 2018 Doubles Tournament was held on 9/8. Congratulations to our winning team of Praveen Koka and Akshat Jain.

2018 FIST League Champions

Once again, the FIST league contained some great competition. The winners were as follows: Indigo - Avinash Ravindra, Orange - Colby Beighey, Yellow - Sharan Ram, Red - Rambabu Jagana, Blue - Karthik Pillutla, Green - James Lee, and Violet - Steve Buettner. Congratulations to all the winners and thank you to everyone who participated.

2017 Season Complete

The 2017 Season has now come to a close. We would like to thank everyone who participated this year and look forward to seeing you again next year.

2017 Season Kick-Off

The Season Kick-Off was held on May 15th at the Park Colony Club in Allen Park. It was a great day for the event. Thank you to all who made it out.

Season Finale

The 2016 Season came to a close with the Season Finale. The new location was nice, the weather was perfect, and the match was highly entertaining. Colby Beighey was crowned our singles champion with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Alan Parenteau. Congrats to both competitors on a great run to the final of a 46 person draw. Arun did take some photos which are posted here. We hope everyone enjoyed the season. If you have any suggestions or ideas, or want to plan something, please let us know. We will always do what we can to make the club enjoyable for all. Thank you to everyone for participating and helping to create another great season of Ford Tennis. We hope to see you next year.

Singles Tournament

Congratulations to our tournament winner, Colby Beighey, who defeated Alan Parenteau by a score of 6-4, 6-2 in the finals. Congratulations also goes out to Ray Lauth who defeated Khu Do by a score of 6-3, 6-0 in the consolation final. Thank you to everyone who made the tournament a success.

Doubles Tournament

The doubles tournament was held on Saturday, August 27th with the final still to come. Thank you to Rob and all who participated for a great event.

2016 Kickoff Event

We had great weather and great attendance at the kick-off event yesterday. Thanks to all who attended. We are looking forward to an awesome season.

2015 Singles Tournament

Congratulations to Alan Parenteau, winner of the 2015 singles tournament. Alan edged Praveen Koka in a three set thriller. In the consolation bracket, Don Sabell defeated Pavan Nagaraj to take the title. The full brackets can be seen here. Thanks to all who participated.

2015 Doubles Tournament

The doubles tournament was held on Saturday, August 22nd. 10 teams participated in 2 round robin groups. The winners of each group then competed for the championship. Congratulations to Ray Lauth and Brian Mikulec (yes you read that right) who defeated Singh Kuldeep and Das Bhabani in the final. Thanks to everyone for a great event.

2015 Womens Tournament

Congratulations to Wendy Buttermore who defended her Womens Tournament title again in 2015. In winning, Wendy did not drop a game, improving on last years one game loss performance. Theresa Farley took the runner up spot. Thanks to all who participated.

2015 FIST League Results

The 2015 Ford Intra Singles Tennis league has come to a close. The winners were Dave Yang (Black), Akshat Jain (Blue), Mike Chung (Green), Bhabani Das (White), and Chris Rolls (Red). Congratulations to all the winners and thank you to everyone who participated.

2015 Season Kickoff Event

The Season Kickoff Event was held on Tuesday, May 12th at Crowley Park. Despite some questionable weather, attendance was good. We are looking forward to a great season.

2014 Season Roundup

The 2014 season is now concluded. Club members generated 175 singles matches as well as many doubles matches. We also had successful Single's, Women's, and Doubles' Tournaments. We had 5 groups this year in the FIST league and a great Doubles League as well. Combine that with two group events and it made for a great season of tennis. We would like to thank everyone who participated and hope to see you back again next year.

2014 Singles Tournament Results

Congratulations to Alan Parenteau for winning the 2014 Singles Tournament. Alan won a hard fought final over Chris Rolls. Chris took the first set 3-6 but Alan evened it in the second by winning 7-6. Due to dark coming a tie break was used instead of a third set which was won by Allen 10-7. Congratulations also goes out to Inkwang Yoo who defeated David Widtfeldt in another 3-setter to win the consolation bracket.

2014 Women's Tournament

Congratulations to Wendy Buttermore for winning the 2014 Women's Tournament. This is Wendy's fourth win in a row and for the second year in a row, Wendy only dropped one game on her way to the title. Second place went to Theresa Farley.

2014 FIST Results

Our 2014 FIST League Champions are Don Dabell (White), Adam Doster (Black), Praveen Koka (Red), Malikarjunan Thangavel (Green), and Alan Gonzalez (Blue). Congratulations to all the winners and thank you to all who participated.

2014 Doubles Tounament

Congratulations go out to the 2014 Doubles Tournament Champions, Ray Lauth and Alan Parenteau. They defeated Rob Bromley and Joe Toth in the finals. Thanks to all who participated and made it a great event.

2014 Doubles League Champion

Congrats to Dave Verderbar, the winner of our 2014 Doubles League.