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Nicolas Roche

Tour De France: Stage 9

PLUMELEC, France — A brief look at the ninth stage of the Tour de France on Sunday:

Stage: A 28-kilometer (17.4-mile) team time trial between Vannes and Plumelec featuring an uphill finish.

Winner: Tejay van Garderen's BMC team. The team time trial world champions were one second faster than Chris Froome's Team Sky. Movistar, with Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde, ended third, just four seconds off the pace.

Yellow jersey: Chris Froome. The 2013 Tour champion leads Tejay van Garderen by 12 seconds. Van Garderen's teammate Greg van Avermaet completes the podium, 27 seconds back.

How did the "Fab Four" perform? Chris...