Daniel Martin wins Tour de France stage nine as Chris Froome fights to retain lead

Dan Martin wins, Tour de France 2013, stage nine

Daniel Martin (Garmin-Sharp) escaped from the lead group on the final Hourquette d'Ancizan climb and out-sprinted companion Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) to win Tour de France stage nine today in Bagnères-de-Bigorre.

Chris Froome (Sky) safely maintained his spot in the group despite multiple attacks, placed 20 seconds back and kept his leader's yellow jersey

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