(CNN)For someone who says she is usually asleep by 10 p.m., Simona Halep pushed past her bedtime during tennis’ off-season.
Halep: Bittersweet off-season for world No. 1
The Romanian threw a private bash for 110 family and friends at a Bucharest restaurant in celebration of her long-awaited, maiden grand slam title at the French Open in June and partied until the small hours.
“I celebrated until 5 a.m. actually for the first time in my life,” Halep told CNN by phone ahead of the Australian Open.