She became a badminton professional as soon as she left school.
She soon moved to Denmark afterwards she moved to the international badminton federation's training centre in Saarbrücken, Germany. In 2010 she returned to Switzerland and joined the sport army, in this time she played for the BC Uzwil. Newly she moved to Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany and she plays for the 1.BV Mülheim in the first bundesliga.
At the Olympic Games 2008 in Beijing she reached the second round losing against Anna Rice.
Cicognini won her first Swiss senior title aged 16 and has since won the award seven more times.