Contador out of Tour de France after crash

LA PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES France (Reuters) - Spain's Alberto Contador pulled out of the Tour de France on Monday after suffering a heavy crash during the 10th stage.

Contador, winner of the tour in 2007 and 2009, got off his bike with less than 80 km left and stepped into his Tinkoff-Saxo team car.

(Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Alan Baldwin)