Melbourne, Australia, 7 June 2012 | Tennis Australia

Sam Stosur has been nominated for a Fun Fearless Female award in the Sportswoman category, a competition run by Cosmopolitan magazine.

This is the third year running Stosur has been nominated for the award, which she won in 2010.

Joining the world No.6 as nominees in the Sportswoman category for 2012 are swimmers Libby Trickett, Stephanie Rice and Emily Seebohm, surfers Stephanie Gilmore and Sally Fitzgibbons, cyclist Anna Meares, snowboarder Steph Hickey, ironwoman Courtney Hancock, and Ellyse Perry, a representative of Australia’s women’s cricket and soccer teams.

You can click here to register for the competition and to vote for Stosur in the Sportwoman category.

You can also vote for your favourite semifinalists in 10 other categories, with prizes available to those who register.

The top three semifinalists from each category will go through to the final round of the 2012 competition, with the winner to be announced in September.