At the Australian Open, where she was seeded 23rd, Cibulková was upset by Vania King in the first round. Cibulková began the year at the Brisbane International.She reached the quarter-finals defeating Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci.Cibulková then reached the finals of the Barcelona Open, losing to Sara Errani.
At the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami, Cibulková came close to beating then-world No.
1 Victoria Azarenka, leading her by a set and 5–2 before Azarenka prevailed.
1 Venus Williams in the third round, before losing to Agnieszka Radwańska in the quarter-finals.
In April, Cibulková reached the final of a WTA event for the first time.
Playing for Slovakia in the first round of Fed Cup against the Czech Republic in Brno, Cibulková split her two singles matches as her country lost the tie 3–2.
At the Qatar Total Open, Cibulková reached her first-ever Tier I quarter-final, defeating former world No.One of the most notable achievements of her career to date was a finals appearance at the 2014 Australian Open, when she became the first female Slovak to reach the championship round of a Grand Slam.Cibulková started her year with a win over Tara Iyer in the first round of the CANARA Bank Open, but lost to No. At the French Open she qualified and made her Grand Slam main draw debut, reaching the third round.Known for her quick and aggressive style of play, she has won eight WTA singles titles and two on the ITF circuit.Cibulková has reached the quarter-finals or better of all four Grand Slam tournaments.She won her second- and third-round matches over wildcard Sania Mirza and 3rd seed Vera Zvonareva.