Melbourne, Australia, 7 August 2012 | Tennis Australia

Sam Stosur has been nominated as one of three finalists in the Sportswoman category of Cosmopolitan magazine’s Fun Fearless Female competition for 2012.

Out of 10 nominees in the category, Stosur and Olympic swimmers Libby Trickett and Stephanie Rice proved the most popular with voters.

Joining them in the final will be three finalists from each of ten other categories, including actresses, fashion designers, entrepreneurs, and radio and television presenters.

The top three finalists in each category will be announced in the September issue of Cosmopolitan, and the winners of each category honoured at a VIP party in September. The ultimate winner – Woman of the Year – will receive a prize of $10,000.

You can vote for Sam now to help her in her bid to be crowned the winner of the 2012 Cosmo Fun Fearless Females Awards.

By registering and voting, you have the chance to win a double pass for both you and a friend to the 2012 VIP awards ceremony, and a Pandora birthstone ring for your month of birth.