LIEGE, Belgium (AP) - Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland won the Tour de France prologue for a fifth time on Saturday, beating title hopeful Bradley Wiggins of Britain by seven seconds.
"What a great opening - again!" said Cancellara.
France's Sylvain Chavanel was third, also 7 seconds back, after the winding 4-mile time trial in Liege.
Cancellara is unquestionably the world's best time-trial rider, but the veteran isn't considered a Tour contender because he, unlike Wiggins, often struggles in the mountains.
Cadel Evans of Australia began his title defense in 13th place, 17 seconds behind Cancellara.
"I did the most I …