The Babolat Pure Drive adds a lot more power to your game. It was designed and manufactured for this exact thing in mind. It is a good racquet to make power plays from most places on the court. Due to its power the best way to play with this racquet is to fight a baseline battle with it and to force your opponent to their backhand side then go to the net and finish them. If you have this racquet it is good to work on your groundstrokes more than anything else with this racquet.