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Photos: Li Na's Australian Open trophy shoot photobombed by beach-goers

Li-Na-19 Li Na poses with the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup after winning the Australia Open. (Graham Denholm/Getty Images)

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Want to party like a Grand Slam champion? Be prepared for your 9:30 a.m. photo call. A little more than 12 hours after she became the first Asian player to win the Australian Open, China's Li Na was barefoot on the beach in Brighton for her champion's photoshoot with the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup.

And she was joined by a little friend who happened to be out for her own morning swim:

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That's a fantastic photobomb, kid. You're a hero.

Here are more photos from Li's sandy tour with her new friend and trophy:

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(Photos by Graham Denholm/Getty Images, Scott Barbour/Getty Images, GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

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