Barring a bizarre finish to the 2011 Tour De France, Australian cyclist Cadel Evans will wear the yellow jersey at the end of the overall race. Evans, 34, placed second in the individual time trial at Grenoble, losing by seven seconds to Tony Martin's 55:33.
Evans entered the day 57 seconds behind Andy Schleck, who had picked up the yellow jersey on Friday. Schleck was 2:38 off the pace on Saturday. He brother, Frank, finished three second later. Evans holds a +1:34 lead over Andy and a +2:30 gap over Frank. Thomas Voeckler, who led the race for over a week, is in fourth with a 3:20 gap ahead of him.
Alberto Contador made a late charge over the last several stages to move up in the standings. He finished third at Grenoble, +1:06 behind Martin. Contador is in fifth at +3:57.
On Sunday, Evans should make his triumphant entrance into Paris and reach the Champs-Élysées as the 2011 Tour de France victor.