Cavendish keeps up fight for first Tour de France win

Mark Cavendish and Robbie McEwen, Tour de France 2010 stage 4

Mark Cavendish will have to wait for tomorrow to try to win his first sprint of this year's Tour de France. On Wednesday, he lost at the hands of Italy's Alessandro Petacchi on stage four, who got an early jump on Cavendish's lead-out train.

"Cavendish is a great sprinter, don't forget he won six stages last year," said Petacchi of team Lampre. "Sprints like this happen, it does not mean that I am faster than him or he is faster than me.

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