Stage 9  : July 15, 2018  Arras Citadelle - Roubaix                                 156.5 km
            
             1 John Degenkolb (Ger) Trek-Segafredo                                            3.24.26
             2 Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team                                               
             3 Yves Lampaert (Bel) Quick-Step Floors                                                 
             4 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Quick-Step Floors                                          0.19
             5 Peter Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe                                                      
             6 Jasper Stuyven (Bel) Trek-Segafredo                                                   
             7 Bob Jungels (Lux) Quick-Step Floors                                                   
             8 Andre Greipel (Ger) Lotto Soudal                                                  0.27
             9 Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Dimension Data                                             
            10 Timothy Dupont (Bel) Wanty-Groupe Gobert                                              
            
            
           Changes in GC, stage 9 compared to stage 8 :
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +40   Edward Theuns 
                 +38   Jelle Vanendert 
                 +38   Alexander Kristoff 
                 +37   Yves Lampaert 
                 +36   Robert Gesink 
                 +36   Pavel Kochetkov 
                 +36   Fernando Gaviria 
                 +35   John Degenkolb 
                 +34   Mathew Hayman 
                 +34   Franco Pellizotti 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                 -37   Egan Arley Bernal Gomez 
                 -31   Julian Alaphilippe 
                 -29   Alexis Vuillermoz 
                 -29   Arthur Vichot 
                 -28   Sonny Colbrelli 
                 -28   Yoann Offredo 
                 -27   Jack Bauer 
                 -27   Nikias Arndt 
                 -27   Rein Taaramae 
                 -27   Tejay van Garderen 
                 -26   Andrea Pasqualon 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +0:04   John Degenkolb 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
              -20:01   Anthony Turgis 
              -20:01   Damien Howson 
              -20:01   Dimitri Claeys 
              -16:39   Jens Keukeleire 
              -16:38   Alexis Vuillermoz 
              -16:33   Gianni Moscon 
              -16:19   Amund Grondahl Jansen 
              -16:19   Andrea Pasqualon 
              -16:19   Anthony Perez 
              -16:19   Antwan Tolhoek 
              -16:19   Arthur Vichot 
            
           Favourites by position :
                  +7   Daniel Martin 
                  +5   Romain Bardet 
                  +5   Nairo Quintana 
                  +5   Ilnur Zakarin 
                  +5   Domenico Pozzovivo 
                  +5   Christopher Froome 
                  +4   Tom Dumoulin 
                  +3   Vincenzo Nibali 
                  +3   Primoz Roglic 
                  +2   Jakob Fuglsang 
                  +1   Mikel Landa Meana 
                  -5   Damiano Caruso 
                  -7   Jon Izagirre Insausti 
                 -16   Rigoberto Uran 
                 -25   Daniel Martinez 
            
           Favourites by time :
               -0:36   Daniel Martin 
               -0:37   Vincenzo Nibali 
               -0:37   Tom Dumoulin 
               -0:37   Primoz Roglic 
               -0:37   Nairo Quintana 
               -0:37   Jakob Fuglsang 
               -0:37   Ilnur Zakarin 
               -0:37   Domenico Pozzovivo 
               -0:37   Christopher Froome 
               -0:44   Romain Bardet 
               -0:44   Mikel Landa Meana 
               -2:05   Rigoberto Uran 
               -5:21   Damiano Caruso 
               -5:57   Jon Izagirre Insausti 
              -16:19   Daniel Martinez 
            
           Top 10 and favourites GC standings (previous stage in parens) :
                   1  Greg Van Avermaet                     36:07:17         (unchanged)
                   2  Geraint Thomas                            0:43         (was 2nd at 0:06)
                   3  Philippe Gilbert                          0:44         (was 4th at 0:15)
                   4  Bob Jungels                               0:50         (was 5th at 0:21)
                   5  Alejandro Valverde Belmonte               1:31         (was 7th at 0:54)
                   6  Rafal Majka                               1:32         (was 8th at 0:55)
                   7  Jakob Fuglsang                            1:33         (was 9th at 0:56)
                   8  Christopher Froome                        1:42         (was 13th at 1:05)
                   9  Adam Yates                                1:42         (was 12th at 1:05)
                  10  Mikel Landa Meana                         1:42         (was 11th at 0:58)
                   .....
                  12  Vincenzo Nibali                           1:48         (was 15th at 1:11)
                  13  Primoz Roglic                             1:57         (was 16th at 1:20)
                   .....
                  15  Tom Dumoulin                              2:03         (was 19th at 1:26)
                   .....
                  17  Romain Bardet                             2:32         (was 22nd at 1:48)
                   .....
                  19  Ilnur Zakarin                             2:42         (was 24th at 2:05)
                  20  Domenico Pozzovivo                        2:48         (was 25th at 2:11)
                  21  Nairo Quintana                            2:50         (was 26th at 2:13)
                  22  Rigoberto Uran                            2:53         (was 6th at 0:48)
                   .....
                  24  Daniel Martin                             3:22         (was 31st at 2:46)
                   .....
                  35  Jon Izagirre Insausti                     8:22         (was 28th at 2:25)
                   .....
                  40  Damiano Caruso                            9:21         (was 35th at 4:00)
                   .....
                  90  Daniel Martinez                          26:47         (was 65th at 10:28)
            
           Top 10 on Points table with previous in parens:
                   1  Peter Sagan                                299         (was 1st with 277 points)
                   2  Fernando Gaviria                           218         (was 2nd with 214 points)
                   3  Dylan Groenewegen                          132         (unchanged)
                   4  Alexander Kristoff                         129         (was 4th with 123 points)
                   5  Arnaud Demare                              106         (unchanged)
                   6  Andre Greipel                              106         (was 6th with 95 points)
                   7  John Degenkolb                             100         (was 8th with 70 points)
                   8  Andrea Pasqualon                            72         (was 7th with 72 points)
                   9  Sonny Colbrelli                             64         (unchanged)
                  10  Philippe Gilbert                            55         (was 17th with 36 points)
            
           Top 10 on Mountains table with previous in parens:
                   1  Toms Skujins                                 6         (unchanged)
                   2  Sylvain Chavanel                             4         (unchanged)
                   3  Dion Smith                                   4         (unchanged)
                   4  Lilian Calmejane                             3         (unchanged)
                   5  Daniel Martin                                2         (unchanged)
                   6  Fabien Grellier                              2         (unchanged)
                   7  Marco Minnaard                               1         (unchanged)
                   8  Yoann Offredo                                1         (unchanged)
                   9  Kevin Ledanois                               1         (unchanged)
                  10  Anthony Perez                                1         (unchanged)
            
           Retirements to date :                                           Stage
              Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team                       9 <<<
              Richie Porte (Aus) BMC Racing Team                               9 <<<
              Tony Martin (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin                                9 <<<
              Michael Matthews (Aus) Team Sunweb                               5
              Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Katusha-Alpecin                         5
              Tiesj Benoot (Bel) Lotto Soudal                                  5
              Axel Domont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale                               4
              Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team                          2
              Tsgabu  Grmay (Eth) Trek-Segafredo                               2
            Total retirements : 9