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Andy Schleck takes Tour's yellow jersey

Updated: July 22, 2011, 8:20 PM ET
Associated Press

ALPE D'HUEZ, France -- If Andy Schleck is to finally win the Tour de France, he's going to have to overcome one final obstacle on his own.

The two-time Tour runner-up has acknowledged the advantage he gains from racing alongside his older brother Frank. But the younger Schleck won't have that support in Saturday's crucial next-to-last stage, a time trial in which he'll try to hold onto his lead over Cadel Evans.

The Australian, also a two-time runner-up in cycling's premier race, ...

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