David Zabriskie and Frederik Willems crash, Tour de France 2011, stage nine

The Tour de France faces its first rest day on Monday (July 11) with many overall favourites bandaged or abandoned due to crashes. Sky's Bradley Wiggins was the first to abandon, followed by Alexandre Vinokourov and Jurgen Van den Broeck today.

Overall favourites Cadel Evans, Fränk and Andy Schleck and Ivan Basso are the only favourites to have avoided crashing in the first nine days.

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