|Ryoma: "Ponta! Ponta! Ponta!"|
This article discusses intricacies or terms found in the fandom, it may not be found in the Prince of Tennis canon.
This template is used for articles that is discusses fandom terms exclusively. Please do not add this if the article makes only a passing mention to the fandom.Tango Pair is the name coined by fans to describe a possible romantic relationship between Sanada and Atobe. This is named after the tennis move "Tango Towards Destruction" and also the possiblity that the two of them met at a tango concert.
- They both met at a tango concert.
- They both have a passion for defeating Tezuka, whom they both call one of their rivals.
- They both play reasonably well as a doubles pair.
- Some of the practice matches seen in the anime are between Atobe and Sanada. Examples include: When Atobe was perfecting World of Ice, he used Sanada as his training partner; Sanada and Atobe had a practice match during the Kanto Junior Selection Camp; and in the OVA episode Jiroh's Awakening, Sanada and Atobe have another practice match when a practice match between Hyotei and Rikkaidai were organised.