Kooyong is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 7 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District and is considered the birthplace and 'spiritual home of Australian tennis'. Its local government area is the City of Stonnington. At the 2011 Census, Kooyong had a population of 803.
Kooyong takes its name from Kooyong Koot Creek, which was the original name given to Gardiners Creek by the government surveyor, Robert Hoddle, in 1837. It is thought that the name derives from an Aboriginal word meaning camp or resting place, or haunt of the wild fowl. It is best known for being the site of Kooyong Stadium.