Stage 9  : August 27, 2017  Orihuela - Cumbre del Sol                                   174 km
            
             1 Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky                                              4.07.13
             2 Johan Esteban Chaves Rubio (Col) Orica-Scott                                      0.04
             3 Michael Woods (Can) Cannondale-Drapac                                             0.05
             4 Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Team Sunweb                                                 0.08
             5 Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin                                                   
             6 Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Trek-Segafredo                                     0.12
             7 David de la Cruz (Spa) Quick-Step Floors                                              
             8 Sam Oomen (Ned) Team Sunweb                                                           
             9 Nicolas Roche (Irl) BMC Racing Team                                               0.14
            10 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Bahrain-Merida                                                  
            
            
           Changes in GC, stage 9 compared to stage 8 :
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +34   Antonio Pedrero 
                 +31   Stefan Denifl 
                 +23   Hector Saez Benito 
                 +22   Jesus Hernandez Blazquez 
                 +22   Anthony Roux 
                 +21   Matvey Mamykin 
                 +21   Alexandre Geniez 
                 +19   Stephane Rossetto 
                 +19   Omar Fraile Matarranza 
                 +17   Juan Felipe Osorio 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                 -32   Toms Skujins 
                 -29   Michel Kreder 
                 -24   Davide Villella 
                 -23   Matteo Trentin 
                 -20   Alexis Gougeard 
                 -20   Arnaud Courteille 
                 -20   Brendan Canty 
                 -20   Jacques Janse van Rensburg 
                 -20   Laurens De Vreese 
                 -19   Julien Bernard 
                 -19   Przemyslaw Niemiec 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
            
           Biggest losers by time :
              -24:14   Toms Skujins 
              -24:14   William Clarke 
              -22:20   Jelle Wallays 
              -22:20   Magnus Cort 
              -21:35   Andreas Schillinger 
              -21:35   Michael Morkov 
              -21:35   Michael Schwarzmann 
              -21:35   Michel Kreder 
              -21:35   Niki Terpstra 
              -21:35   Patrick Konrad 
              -21:35   Sacha Modolo 
            
           Favourites by position :
                  +4   Alberto Contador Velasco 
                  +3   Steven Kruijswijk 
                  +3   Romain Bardet 
                  +2   Louis Meintjes 
                  +2   Bob Jungels 
                  +1   Domenico Pozzovivo 
                  -1   Fabio Aru 
                  -1   Adam Yates 
                  -4   George Bennett 
                 -15   Simon Yates 
            
           Favourites by time :
               -0:08   Johan Esteban Chaves Rubio 
               -0:18   Ilnur Zakarin 
               -0:22   Alberto Contador Velasco 
               -0:24   Vincenzo Nibali 
               -0:27   Fabio Aru 
               -0:37   Adam Yates 
               -0:39   Steven Kruijswijk 
               -1:19   Louis Meintjes 
               -1:19   Domenico Pozzovivo 
               -1:27   Romain Bardet 
               -4:18   Rafal Majka 
               -6:03   Bob Jungels 
              -10:47   Simon Yates 
              -20:46   George Bennett 
            
           Top 10 and favourites GC standings (previous stage in parens) :
                   1  Christopher Froome                    36:33:16         (unchanged)
                   2  Johan Esteban Chaves Rubio                0:36         (was 2nd at 0:28)
                   3  Nicolas Roche                             1:05         (was 3rd at 0:41)
                   4  Vincenzo Nibali                           1:17         (was 4th at 0:53)
                   5  Tejay van Garderen                        1:27         (was 5th at 0:58)
                   6  David de la Cruz                          1:30         (was 7th at 1:08)
                   7  Fabio Aru                                 1:33         (was 6th at 1:06)
                   8  Michael Woods                             1:52         (was 9th at 1:41)
                   9  Adam Yates                                1:55         (was 8th at 1:18)
                  10  Ilnur Zakarin                             2:15         (was 10th at 1:57)
                   .....
                  13  Alberto Contador Velasco                  3:32         (was 17th at 3:10)
                   .....
                  17  Louis Meintjes                            4:42         (was 19th at 3:23)
                  18  Steven Kruijswijk                         4:46         (was 21st at 4:07)
                   .....
                  25  Romain Bardet                            10:51         (was 28th at 9:24)
                   .....
                  29  Simon Yates                              13:21         (was 14th at 2:34)
                   .....
                  32  Domenico Pozzovivo                       14:03         (was 33rd at 12:44)
                   .....
                  36  Rafal Majka                              22:29         (was 36th at 18:11)
                   .....
                  47  Bob Jungels                              32:40         (was 49th at 26:37)
                   .....
                 157  George Bennett                         1:34:33         (was 153rd at 1:13:47)
            
           Top 10 on Points table with previous in parens:
                   1  Christopher Froome                          55         (was 7th with 30 points)
                   2  Matteo Trentin                              49         (was 1st with 49 points)
                   3  Pawel Poljanski                             44         (was 2nd with 44 points)
                   4  Matej Mohoric                               43         (was 3rd with 43 points)
                   5  Johan Esteban Chaves Rubio                  38         (was 19th with 18 points)
                   6  Vincenzo Nibali                             37         (was 6th with 31 points)
                   7  Julian Alaphilippe                          34         (was 4th with 34 points)
                   8  Jan Polanc                                  32         (was 5th with 32 points)
                   9  Alexey Lutsenko                             29         (was 8th with 29 points)
                  10  David de la Cruz                            29         (was 16th with 20 points)
            
           Top 10 on Mountains table with previous in parens:
                   1  Davide Villella                             38         (unchanged)
                   2  Thomas De Gendt                             17         (unchanged)
                   3  Christopher Froome                          15         (was 9th with 5 points)
                   4  Darwin Atapuma                              12         (was 3rd with 12 points)
                   5  Lluis Guillermo Mas Bonet                   11         (was 4th with 11 points)
                   6  Rafal Majka                                 10         (was 5th with 10 points)
                   7  Alexandre Geniez                            10         (was 6th with 10 points)
                   8  Johan Esteban Chaves Rubio                   9         (was 19th with 3 points)
                   9  Marc Soler                                   6         (was 37th with 1 points)
                  10  Alexey Lutsenko                              6         (was 7th with 6 points)
            
           Retirements to date :                                      Stage
              Jens Debusschere (Bel) Lotto Soudal                         9 <<<
              Johan Le Bon (Fra) FDJ                                      9 <<<
              Cesare Benedetti (Ita) Bora-Hansgrohe                       8
              Jesper Hansen (Den) Astana Pro Team                         8
              Sven Erik Bystrom (Nor) Katusha-Alpecin                     8
              Warren Barguil (Fra) Team Sunweb                            8
              Carlos Alberto Betancur Gomez (Col) Movistar Team           7
              Jonas Van Genechten (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credits        7
              Lawrence Warbasse (USA) Aqua Blue Sport                     7
              Merhawi Kudus Ghebremedhin (Eri) Dimension Data             7
              Jose  Goncalves (Por) Katusha-Alpecin                       6
              Nicholas Dougall (RSA) Dimension Data                       6
              John Degenkolb (Ger) Trek-Segafredo                         5
              Youcef Reguigui (Alg) Dimension Data                        5
              Ben King (USA) Dimension Data                               3
              Marc Fournier (Fra) FDJ                                     3
              Anass Ait El Abdia (Mar) UAE Team Emirates                  2
              Javier Moreno Bazan (Spa) Bahrain-Merida                    2
              Michal Kolar (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe                           2
            Total retirements : 19